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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 Sunday morning.

Showers and fog patches tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the morning then backing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6155N 5254W to 6101N 5312W to 5938N
5115W to 5840N 4909W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6155N 5254W to 6101N 5312W to 5938N
5115W to 5840N 4909W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4530N 5430W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4530N 5430W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing high 1038 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Maritimes will continue to
gradually track eastward today. Strong to gale force southerly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf,
Northeast Coast, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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