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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 near noon except northeast 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 5 over southern sections today. Seas building to 3 to 5 near midnight except 5 to 7 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to south 45 to 55.
Tuesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5100N 5400W to 5330N 5015W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5134N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5123N 5632W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5100N 5400W to 5330N 5015W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5134N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5123N 5632W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 October 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 10:00 AM NDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NDT 30 October 2020 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly move
across northern waters today and east of the marine district tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over northern
waters this morning and ease overnight as the trough moves out to
sea.

Meanwhile, a second trough of low pressure will track just south of
the Grand Banks today into Saturday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop over the southern waters this afternoon
and ease late Saturday as the trough departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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