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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 31 January 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight then veering to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers becoming flurries or showers Wednesday morning then snow Wednesday evening. Fog patches dissipating early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 to plus 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 31 January 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 31 January 2023
Thursday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 50 to 60.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5158N 5310W to 5430N 5204W to 5623N 5540W to
5803N 5746W 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

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5158N 5310W to 5430N 5204W to 5623N 5540W to
5803N 5746W 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 31 January 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 1010 mb located near
Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday departing low 998 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM NST 31 January 2023 An intensifying low pressure system near Sable Island will move to
lie east of Funk Island Bank Wednesday afternoon. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies will develop ahead of the low then shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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