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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 08 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 near midnight. Wind southwest 20 Sunday.

Rain changing to showers near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Fog banks dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5456N 5709W to 5536N 5504W to 5801N 6014W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5456N 5709W to 5536N 5504W to 5801N 6014W then northward. 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 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 8 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 982 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 989 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NDT 8 May 2021 An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move to lie
over Cape Breton Island tonight then over western on Sunday. Strong
to gale force east to northeast winds will develop ahead of the low
tonight then shift to southerly to the east of it on Sunday.
Winds will diminish over most waters later on Sunday as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Northeast
Coast.

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