Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 August 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon. Wind variable 10 to 15 tonight and Saturday.

Showers ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 August 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind east 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 17 August 2018 At 12:30 AM NDT, subtropical storm Ernesto was located near
Latitude 44.1 north and longitude 38.9.0 west. Ernesto has maximum
sustained winds of 40 knots and is moving northeastward at about 19
knots with a minimum central pressure of 1007 MB.

This will be the final update on the position of Ernesto.

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