Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 May 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight and to south 25 Wednesday morning.

Rain and fog banks beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 May 2018
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the morning then veering to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5545W to 5045N 5400W
to 5315N 5000W to 5800N 5730W 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 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5545W to 5045N 5400W
to 5315N 5000W to 5800N 5730W 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 22 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5334W to 4600N 5300W to 4545N 4630W to 4645N 4545W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4815W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5334W to 4600N 5300W to 4545N 4630W to 4645N 4545W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4815W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 May 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 1004 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.

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