Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 this evening then veering to west 25 Saturday morning.

Showers and fog banks ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W 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 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W 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 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NDT 20 April 2018 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast will track across
Newfoundland tonight and then stall over the Belle Isle Bank on
Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop to the
east of its track, becoming strong north to southwesterlies over all
waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east.

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