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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches changing to showers this evening and ending Saturday morning. Snow or rain Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5455N 5430W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6159N 5721W 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 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5455N 5430W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6159N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

'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 NST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 971 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
north-south over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 27 January 2023 A trough associated with an intense low pressure system over Labrador
Sea will continue eastwards across the marine district today. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will ease tonight as a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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