Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30 late this evening.

A few flurries or showers ending Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 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 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 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 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Monday low 978 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NDT 19 April 2015 A low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will intensify as it
tracks southeast of the marine district tonight. Gale force northerly
winds will develop early Monday over southeastern waters in the wake
of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank.

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