Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light except north 15 to 20 knots over southeastern sections early this morning. Wind becoming south 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to south 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers beginning this evening. Fog patches forming this evening becoming fog banks Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to north 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5225N 5540W to 5250N 5405W to
5340N 5505W to 5440N 5255W to 5635N 5730W to 5800N 5830W 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 29 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5225N 5540W to 5250N 5405W to
5340N 5505W to 5440N 5255W to 5635N 5730W to 5800N 5830W 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 29 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4300N 4945W to 4300N 4815W to 4400N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5822W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs northeast of iceberg
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4300N 4945W to 4300N 4815W to 4400N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5822W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over James Bay.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 996 mb located over western Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

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