Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 September 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight and to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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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 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 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 September 2016

'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 3:30 PM NDT 29 September 2016 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1016 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 998 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NDT 29 September 2016 A low pressure system approaching the district from the southwest
will deepen as it crosses the Grand Banks tonight before moving east
of the marine district on Friday. Over southeastern waters, strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish through the day on Friday as the low moves away from the
district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks - western half. Gale warnings are in effect
for the East Coast, Northern Grand Banks - eastern half and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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