Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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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 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 984 mb located over
northeastern Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 975 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 AM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system located over Northeastern Belle Isle Bank will
continue its northward track across the Labrador Sea today. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies will persist today. Winds are expected to
diminish after a trough passes over northern waters this evening and
a ridge moves in tonight. Behind the ridge a low pressure system
approaching from Quebec will spread gale force southerlies to western
and northern waters on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast and the
Grand Banks.

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