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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northeast 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over southern sections Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 975 mb located over eastern
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 989 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 957 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 986 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 23 January 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will move northwards
tonight and will drift slowly westwards across Southern Belle Isle
Bank on Sunday. Gale to storm force northeasterlies can be expected
to its north with strong to gale force westerlies to its south.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system will develop south
of Laurentian Fan overnight before tracking eastwards south of the
marine district on Sunday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will
develop over southern waters on Sunday as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Northeast Gulf, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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