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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 20 early this evening. Wind northwest 20 Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W then northeastward. 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 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 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 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over southeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 987 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NDT 20 April 2021 A low pressure system over Southeastern Funk Island Bank will track
slowly eastward away from the marine district tonight and Wednesday.
Strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies around this system
will diminish tonight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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