Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind west 15 to 20 Friday.

Showers and fog patches ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to south 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 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 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 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 (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located over southwestern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over northern Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system located over Southwestern Belle Isle
Bank will turn northwestward tonight and move across the Labrador Sea
on Friday. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will persist on Thursday.

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

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