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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 15 June 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 after midnight except southeast 35 over northwestern sections Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 near noon Wednesday.

Showers overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches becoming fog banks Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 15 June 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 15 June 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 June 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 June 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5408N 5721W to 5429N
5525W to 5514N 5647W to Labrador near 5508N 5858W. Sea ice within
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5814N 6235W to 5737N
6000W to 5802N 5909W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 June 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5408N 5721W to 5429N
5525W to 5514N 5647W to Labrador near 5508N 5858W. Sea ice within
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5814N 6235W to 5737N
6000W to 5802N 5909W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 15 June 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4950N 5547W to 5000N 5345W to 5105N 5230W to 5540N 5200W to 5600N
5200W to 5900N 5800W to 6130N 5805W to 5850N 4840W to 5815N 4815W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5124N 5754W to Newfoundland near 5043N 5710W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 15 June 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4950N 5547W to 5000N 5345W to 5105N 5230W to 5540N 5200W to 5600N
5200W to 5900N 5800W to 6130N 5805W to 5850N 4840W to 5815N 4815W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5124N 5754W to Newfoundland near 5043N 5710W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 15 June 2021

'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 8:00 PM NDT 15 June 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight weakening Tropical Storm Bill 998 mb
located at 41.6N 59.6W.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating Post-tropical Storm Bill
1006 mb located at 44.7N 55.9W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west
over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 1002 mb located over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NDT 15 June 2021 At 6:30 PM NDT, the center of tropical storm Bill was located near
latitude 41.6 north, longitude 59.6 west. About 290 nautical miles
southeast of Halifax. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 31
knots and central pressure at 998 MB. Bill is moving toward the
northeast near 50 knots.

Tropical storm Bill is expected to transition into a post-tropical
storm tonight before weakening into a trough as it passes near the
Avalon Peninsula Wednesday morning. Winds over the southern marine
district will increase to strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead
of the remnants of this tropical storm, and shift to strong to gale
force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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