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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning and to variable 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 Friday morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers overnight and Friday. Fog banks dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024
Saturday Wind north 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming east 25.
Monday Wind east 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 994 mb located over Labrador Sea.

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

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located south of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 25 April 2024 A low pressure system over Newfoundland will track northward to lie
over the Labrador Sea Friday morning. Meanwhile, a second low
pressure system will develop over Anticosti Island this morning and
track through the Gulf waters before dissipating over the Strait of
Belle Isle this evening. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies over most waters will diminish to light to moderate
winds as a ridge of high pressure builds over the region on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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