Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then to southwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Tuesday evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Fog patches reforming Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 May 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4830N 5305W to 4740N 5100W to 4800N 4930W to
5300N 5400W to 5340N 5230W to 5450N 5230W to 5630N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4830N 5305W to 4740N 5100W to 4800N 4930W to
5300N 5400W to 5340N 5230W to 5450N 5230W to 5630N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5345W to 4215N 4945W to 4215N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5345W to 4215N 4945W to 4215N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1005 mb located off Labrador Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 995 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 1005 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday trough from 995 mb low located over
eastern Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over eastern
Belle Isle Bank.

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