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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 near noon. Wind northwest 25 tonight and Friday.

Showers becoming flurries or showers near noon then showers overnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 April 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2024
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Monday Wind light becoming variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5238N
5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5854W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5522W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W 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 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5238N
5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5854W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5522W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:55 PM EDT 17 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4720W to 5445N 4940W to 5625N
4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6031W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:55 PM EDT 17 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4720W to 5445N 4940W to 5625N
4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6031W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 18 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 1000 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NDT 18 April 2024 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
retrograde towards the Avalon Peninsula today before moving eastwards
out to sea on Friday. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies can be expected to the north and west of the low.

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

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