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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 Thursday morning.

Rain and fog banks ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Rain or snow Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 April 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5249N
5244W to 5518N 5205W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5705W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5410W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5249N
5244W to 5518N 5205W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5705W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5410W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 16 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 16 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1009 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1002 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 17 April 2024 A low pressure system over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland will
move to lie over Funk Island Bank this afternoon. A second low
pressure system will develop over the Grand Banks this evening
absorbing the first low. Strong to gale force northerlies will
develop over northern waters this evening and begin to spread
southward Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank - southeastern
half, and the Grand Banks.

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