Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon then backing to south 20 near midnight. Wind veering to west 25 Thursday morning then increasing to west 35 near noon Thursday.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

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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 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 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 3:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 964 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 966 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching trough located over Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 17 October 2018 An intense low pressure system just east of Belle Isle will continue
to move eastward away from the marine district today. Gale to storm
force northwest to southwesterlies in its wake will gradually
diminish today.

A trough of low pressure is forecast to approach from the west
tonight. The trough is expected to extend eastward across
Newfoundland on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of the trough while strong to gale force
southwesterlies are expected to its south.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Gulf - Port au Port and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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