Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 May 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening then becoming north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind north 15 to 20 Thursday.

Showers ending Thursday morning. Fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 May 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5115N 5420W to 5340N 5210W to 5450N 5205W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5115N 5420W to 5340N 5210W to 5450N 5205W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5637W to 4415N 5600W to 4300N 5015W to 4300N 4800W to 4500N
4445W to 4600N 4445W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs north of the iceberg
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5637W to 4415N 5600W to 4300N 5015W to 4300N 4800W to 4500N
4445W to 4600N 4445W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 May 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1005 mb located over eastern
Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 1003 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 1005 mb low located over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough from low located over Funk
Island Bank.

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