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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 near noon and to south 35 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 overnight then becoming southwest 25 Tuesday morning.

Showers and fog patches overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2023

Southeastern Grand Banks - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Southeastern Grand Banks - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15.
Friday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 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 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 03:00 AM NST 30 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 3:00 AM NST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over eastern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1011 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1005 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 30 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move
northeastwards this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
Belle Isle Bank will diminish this morning as the trough departs.

A low pressure system north of Prince Edward Island will track
northeastwards across Newfoundland today before moving to lie east of
the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
to southwesterlies can be expected to the east and south of the low's
track today. Winds will diminish to light to moderate in its wake
tonight and Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Northeast
Coast.

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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