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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening then backing to west 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 6 to zero Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5535W to 5155N 5330W to 5520N 5435W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5535W to 5155N 5330W to 5520N 5435W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 20 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 986 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over the Belle Isle Bank will move to
lie east of the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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