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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots except southeast 40 over eastern sections early this morning. Wind becoming west 25 this morning then increasing to west 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 overnight and to west 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind backing to south 25 Thursday afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Rain changing to flurries or showers this afternoon and ending this evening. Periods of rain and fog patches Thursday evening. Fog dissipating early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog and in precipitation and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 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 NST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today cold front from low located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 1006 mb located near
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system located over the Labrador Sea will move off to
the north today. A cold front associated with the low located over
the Grand Banks will move to lie east of the marine district this
morning. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the front will veer to
strong to gale force southwesterlies or westerlies as it passes, and
then diminish as a ridge follows from the west.

On Thursday a low pressure system approaching from the west will
track over the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the morning and reach the
Belle Isle Bank by evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop ahead of its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Gulf waters.

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

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