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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W 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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W then northeastward. 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 19 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4901N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4901N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 989 mb located east
of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NDT 20 April 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track southeastward
today to lie east of the marine district by this evening. Strong to
gale force northeast to northwesterlies around this system will
diminish tonight as the low moves east of the area and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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