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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon then veering to north 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Sunday morning then becoming west 15 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this morning and to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

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 September 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 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 982 mb located
at 45.7N 49.4W.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing Post-tropical Storm Humberto
984 mb located at 46.6N 42.6W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday approaching low located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 21 September 2019 At 10.00 AM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 45.7 north and longitude 49.4 west, about 163 nautical miles
or 302 kilometres east-southeast of Cape Race. Maximum sustained
winds are estimated at 50 knots and central pressure at 982 MB.
Humberto is moving east-northeastward at 25 knots. Humberto will
continue east-northeastward and weaken as it tracks through the
Southern Grand Banks today.

Gale to storm force southwesterlies are expect to the south of
Humberto while strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist
behind it today.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will track
move to lie east of the district today. Strong to gale force
northerlies are expected behind the trough.

Strong to gale force southwesterlies are forecast for western waters
late Sunday ahead of a low pressure system moving through Labrador.

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

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