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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 early Sunday morning except variable 10 to 15 over western sections Sunday morning and northwest 25 over northwestern sections Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 November 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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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 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5720W to
5530N 5930W to 6035N 6345W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5720W to
5530N 5930W to 6035N 6345W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 28 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5123N 5530W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:30 PM EST 28 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5123N 5530W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 November 2020

'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 3:30 PM NST 28 November 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over central Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating trough located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 995 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 28 November 2020 A developing area low pressure approaching from the south is forecast
track across the Grand Banks on Sunday. Strong to gale force
southerlies will develop east of its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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