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Northern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 this evening then backing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:22 PM EST 24 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5027N 5624W to 5040N 5315W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:22 PM EST 24 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5027N 5624W to 5040N 5315W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 January 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 976 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 990 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 966 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 958 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM NST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move westwards to lie
over the Great Northern Peninsula tonight. The low will then track
southwestward and weaken on Monday. Gale to storm force northerlies
to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the low with strong to
gale force westerlies to southwesterlies to its south. Winds will
diminish over most waters overnight into Monday as the low weakens.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system south of the Grand
Banks fan will turn northward to lie east of the Grand Banks on
Monday. Strong to gale force northerlies to northeasterlies will
develop over southern waters today as the low passes. Winds will
diminish overnight tonight in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Gulf waters, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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