Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to north 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Friday afternoon and to south 30 Friday evening.

Periods of rain beginning Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland 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 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5545W to 5045N 5400W
to 5315N 5000W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5545W to 5045N 5400W
to 5315N 5000W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4515N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4800W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4515N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4800W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 996 mb located southwest of
the Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 24 May 2018 A low pressure system southwest of the Avalon Peninsula will move
northeastward and cross the Funk Island Bank today. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish this evening or
overnight as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Southwestern
Grand Banks.

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