Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 40 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 30 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 near noon Sunday except southwest 25 over northwestern sections.

Rain and fog banks ending this morning. A few showers tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5040N 5405W to
4905N 5200W to 5125N 5050W to 5450N 5250W to 5630N 5700W to 5705N
5605W to 5800N 5730W 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 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5040N 5405W to
4905N 5200W to 5125N 5050W to 5450N 5250W to 5630N 5700W to 5705N
5605W to 5800N 5730W 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 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

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 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015

'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 3:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 997 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 23 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland will
move northeastward across Eastern Newfoundland early this morning.
The low will track across the Belle Isle later today to lie northeast
of the marine district overnight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf -
Port au Port.

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