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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots near noon and to south 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 25 near midnight. Wind south 25 Saturday.

Showers and fog patches Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5200N
5215W to 5515N 5245W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6145N 5240W to 6100N 5330W to 6000N
5215W to 5942N 5015W 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 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5200N
5215W to 5515N 5245W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6145N 5240W to 6100N 5330W to 6000N
5215W to 5942N 5015W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:39 PM EDT 11 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4545N 5410W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:39 PM EDT 11 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4545N 5410W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 12 April 2024 An intense trough of low pressure over New England will track
eastward across the Maritimes tonight. Strong to gale force southerly
winds will spread across all waters ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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