Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 25 knots this morning and to south 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 overnight and to northwest 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning this afternoon and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 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 3:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 974 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 960 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 974 mb low located over southern
Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough from 960 mb low located on a line
north-south over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 22 September 2018 An intense low pressure system will cross Labrador today as an
associated trough crosses Newfoundland waters. Gale to storm force
southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to gale to storm force
west to southwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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