Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday and to light Wednesday evening.

Showers ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 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 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 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 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located southeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 21 November 2017 A deepening low pressure system will track northward to the east of
the marine district today then retrograde westward to lie just off
the eastern edge of Funk Island Bank tonight. The low will then
weaken as it drifts southward on Wednesday. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will develop over eastern waters today as the low
strengthens east of the district. Winds will gradually diminish on
Wednesday as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Coast and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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