Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 October 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 near midnight then veering to southwest 25 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

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Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 17 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 3:30 PM NDT 17 October 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NDT 17 October 2018 A trough of low pressure approaching from Quebec will move to lie
over Newfoundland on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
are expected to develop north of the trough while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are expected to its south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast,
Northeast Coast and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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