Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 AM NST 21 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this morning then veering to west 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to south 25 to 35 Thursday morning. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain or a few thunderstorms changing to rain this morning and ending this afternoon. Rain beginning Thursday morning. Fog banks dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:30 AM NST 21 November 2018

'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 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 999 mb located over Nova
Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 968 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 21 November 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from a low over Nova Scotia will
linger over Newfoundland today. Strong to gale force southerlies will
persist today across southeastern waters ahead of the trough.

The trough is expected to push north of the district later today as
the deepening low tracks over Newfoundland and moves over the
Labrador Sea tonight. Gale force north to northeasterlies are
expected today ahead of the low and behind the trough, with gale
force west to southwesterlies in their wake. Winds will diminish
tonight as the low departs.

Meanwhile, a second deepening low pressure system will approach the
Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and track across Newfoundland on
Thursday. Gale force north to northeasterlies will develop on
Thursday west of the low. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead
of the low will shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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