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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 30 January 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light after midnight except southwest 25 to 35 over southeastern sections overnight and Tuesday.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 January 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5219N 5314W to 5453N 5247W to 5627N 5609W to
5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5219N 5314W to 5453N 5247W to 5627N 5609W to
5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:10 PM EST 30 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4800W to 5040N 4655W to 5815N 5630W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:10 PM EST 30 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4800W to 5040N 4655W to 5815N 5630W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 30 January 2023

'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 NST 30 January 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 1008 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the low to Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 30 January 2023 A low pressure system northeast of Funk Island Bank will continue to
track away to the northeast tonight. A trough extended from the
Low will move slowly southeastward across the Grand Banks tonight and
Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies ahead of the
trough will diminish to light to moderate in its wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.

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