Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 September 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 near midnight then veering to northeast 15 to 20 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

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 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM NDT 22 September 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 966 mb located off Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 960 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 966 mb low located over central
Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from 960 mb low located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the southeastern Grand
Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NDT 22 September 2018 An intense low pressure system off the Labrador coast will track
eastward across the Labrador Sea tonight. An associated trough from
the low will continue to cross Eastern Newfoundland today to lie over
the Grand Banks by Sunday morning. 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, 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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