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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 May 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots except north 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming north 10 to 15 this afternoon except north 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 May 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 3 to 5 over southern sections today and 2 to 3 over southern sections tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 May 2022
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5126N 5730W to
Newfoundland near 5052N 5700W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5050N 5559W to
5057N 5330W to 5515N 5300W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5126N 5730W to
Newfoundland near 5052N 5700W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5050N 5559W to
5057N 5330W to 5515N 5300W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5405W to 4620N 5300W to 4620N 4825W to 4800N 4745W to 5100N
4735W to 5715N 5040W to 5650N 4750W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6137W to Newfoundland near 4755N 5915W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5405W to 4620N 5300W to 4620N 4825W to 4800N 4745W to 5100N
4735W to 5715N 5040W to 5650N 4750W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6137W to Newfoundland near 4755N 5915W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 May 2022

'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 21 May 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 1009 mb located
southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located north of Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 21 May 2022 A low pressure system will stall just southeast of the Grand Banks
today and tonight before drifting southward on Sunday strong to gale
force north to northeasterlies are expected over the Southern Grand
Banks with the low.

A trough of low pressure over Labrador will generate strong to gale
force southwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank tonight as it approaches.
Winds will diminish on Sunday as the trough moves east of Belle Isle
Bank.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

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