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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late this evening then increasing to south 35 to 45 late overnight except north 25 to 35 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 Saturday morning then diminishing to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

Snow or rain overnight and Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight then building to 4 to 6 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W 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 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W 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 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 January 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 NST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 983 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 987 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 979 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 22 January 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will move northwestward
to lie over Southern Belle Isle Bank overnight then over the Quebec
Lower North Shore on Saturday. Gale force east to northeasterly winds
can be expected to the north of the low, with gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low over the Southwestern Grand Banks will move to lie over
Eastern Funk Island Bank Saturday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterly to northeasterly winds will continue over southern and
eastern most waters tonight ahead of the low then shift to strong to
gale force westerlies on Saturday in its wake.

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

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