Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots with gusts to 45 over northern sections today. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc 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 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5315N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5315N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 947 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough from 982 mb low located
east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NDT 21 October 2017 A deepening low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
move to lie southeast of Greenland overnight then remain nearly
stationary. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop in the
wake of this feature today.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for the Strait of Belle
Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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