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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except southwest 25 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 overnight then increasing to south 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms early this morning changing to rain Saturday afternoon. Fog banks dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5435N 5705W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5435N 5705W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2019

'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 3:00 AM NST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 972 mb located southeast of Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 1008 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.

By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located from Belle
Isle Bank to the Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system will track northeastward across the Avalon
Peninsula Saturday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies will
develop over the Grand Banks late in the day on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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