Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to southeast 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Thursday.

Showers beginning near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 November 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.

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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 Miscou Island 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 Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

'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 NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 1005 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM NST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will weaken
as it drifts southward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will gradually diminish today as the low weakens.

An intense low pressure system will then approach from the southwest
tonight and track northeastward over the gulf Thursday. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that there is potential for high
waves and pounding surf along the Southwest Coast Thursday afternoon
which may result in minor coastal flooding. Please monitor future
forecasts for updated information.

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