Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 this morning then veering to southwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Showers and fog banks beginning near noon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 April 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5100N 5115W to 5425N 5235W to 5635N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5100N 5115W to 5425N 5235W to 5635N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4704N 5252W to 4530N 4730W to 4515N 4545W to 4630N 4430W to 5015N
4545W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs north of the iceberg
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4704N 5252W to 4530N 4730W to 4515N 4545W to 4630N 4430W to 5015N
4545W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 988 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NDT 27 April 2018 A low pressure system just north of the Gaspé Peninsula will move
northeastward across Labrador this morning to lie over the Northern
Labrador Sea late this evening. Strong to gale force south to
southeasterlies over most waters will gradually diminish by this
evening as the low moves well north of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank.

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