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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog banks ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024

'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 24 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 997 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1000 mb located over Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 1004 mb located over
the Strait of Belle Isle.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of Sable Island will track northeastward
to lie over Southern Labrador Sea by Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southerlies can be expected over eastern waters as the low
tracks northward.

A second low will develop over Anticosti Island Thursday morning and
track through the gulf before merging with the first low Thursday
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop over Gulf
waters Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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