Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 June 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 knots veering to south 20 this afternoon then increasing to south 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Thursday.

Showers and fog banks. Risk of thunderstorms today and tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 June 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 June 2017
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 June 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 June 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5440N 5725W to 5600N 5755W to
5705N 6125W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge from Labrador near 6020N 6430W to 5835N 6105W then
northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 June 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5440N 5725W to 5600N 5755W to
5705N 6125W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge from Labrador near 6020N 6430W to 5835N 6105W then
northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 June 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4654N 5545W to 4430N 5545W to 4415N 5100W to 4500N 4630W to 4645N
4245W to 4800N 4245W to 5300N 4830W to 5700N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6252W to Anticosti Island near 4941N 6253W then from Anticosti
Island near 4904N 6142W Newfoundland near 4812N 5849W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 June 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4654N 5545W to 4430N 5545W to 4415N 5100W to 4500N 4630W to 4645N
4245W to 4800N 4245W to 5300N 4830W to 5700N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6252W to Anticosti Island near 4941N 6253W then from Anticosti
Island near 4904N 6142W Newfoundland near 4812N 5849W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 28 June 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 1006 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
east-west over eastern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1010 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough from 1010 mb low located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

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