Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 20 to 25 Friday afternoon.

Showers and fog banks beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5345N 5230W to 5625N 5735W to 5800N 5830W 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 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5345N 5230W to 5625N 5735W to 5800N 5830W 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 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1000 mb located north of
Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 994 mb located over central Labrador
Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NDT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system north of Cape Cod will move northeastward to
lie near the Gaspé Peninsula this evening then over the Labrador Sea
by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
over western waters this evening then spread elsewhere overnight or
early Friday as the low approaches. Winds will gradually diminish by
Friday evening as the low moves north of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Bank.

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