Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 18 October 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 near midnight then veering to west 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday evening.

Showers. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 October 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 October 2018

'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 8:00 PM NDT 18 October 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 987 mb located northeast
of The Bonavista Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located east of the Marine
District.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 October 2018 A low pressure system just northeast of the island will gradually
deepen as it tracks over the Funk Island Bank overnight, before
moving out to sea late in the day on Friday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will continue north of the low while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are expected to its south. Winds will diminish
to moderate to strong westerlies as the low departs on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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