Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 November 2017

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 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 8:00 PM NST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 973 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 977 mb located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system located over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
continue moving northwards tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist tonight as the low departs and as a
trough passes over northern waters. Winds are expected to diminish
early Saturday morning as a ridge builds in from the west.

Gale force southerlies will develop over western and northern waters
on Saturday as a second low pressure system approaches from the west.

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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