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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 15 August 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to east 20 this evening then increasing to east 35 late overnight. Wind east 35 Sunday.

Rain overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 15 August 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 15 August 2020
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

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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 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 August 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5357W to 5120N 4830W to 5200N 4755W to 5300N 4755W to 5550N
5000W to 5900N 5700W to 6015N 5740W to 6100N 5600W to 5820N 4800W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5129N 5724W to Newfoundland near 5101N 5652W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 August 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5357W to 5120N 4830W to 5200N 4755W to 5300N 4755W to 5550N
5000W to 5900N 5700W to 6015N 5740W to 6100N 5600W to 5820N 4800W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5129N 5724W to Newfoundland near 5101N 5652W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 15 August 2020

'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 15 August 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Kyle 1002 mb located at
38.7N 67.1W.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday Tropical Storm Kyle 995 mb located at
41.6N 58.5W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NDT 15 August 2020 At 9:30 AM NDT, tropical storm Kyle was located near 38.7 north
And 67.1 west. Kyle had a minimum pressure of 1002 MB and maximum
sustained winds of 50 knots. Kyle is currently moving
east-northeastward at 20 knots.

Currently, Kyle is expected to track just along the southern edge of
the Southern Grand Banks Sunday evening before departing to the east
on Monday. Gale force winds can be expected over the Southern Grand
Banks as Kyle passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southern Grand Banks.

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