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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon except east 35 over southern sections overnight and Saturday. Wind becoming northeast 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers tonight and Saturday. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres becoming 1 to 2 this evening except 2 to 3 over southern sections Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 May 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 May 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5124N 5747W to
Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5047N 5602W to
5106N 5335W to 5611N 5502W 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 19 May 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5124N 5747W to
Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5047N 5602W to
5106N 5335W to 5611N 5502W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:49 PM EDT 19 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5520W to 4541N 5338W to 4541N 4842W to 4801N 4748W to 5100N
4800W to 5715N 5040W to 5625N 4740W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 2:49 PM EDT 19 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5520W to 4541N 5338W to 4541N 4842W to 4801N 4748W to 5100N
4800W to 5715N 5040W to 5625N 4740W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 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 3:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 1011 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 20 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
track south of the Grand Banks tonight into Saturday. Strong to gale
force easterlies will develop over the Southern Grand Banks this
afternoon ahead of the low.

On Saturday evening, an approaching trough of low pressure over
Labrador will generate strong to gale force southwesterlies over the
northwestern marine district.

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

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