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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to east 25 late overnight then to south 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to south 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers and fog banks tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning and to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W 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 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 994 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Gale force west to
southwesterly winds over northern and western waters will diminish
tonight as the system weakens.

A second low will approach from the south on Wednesday. Strong to
gale force southerlies will develop Wednesday late in the day ahead
of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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