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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late overnight and to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday morning. Wind veering to south 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5801W to 5556N
6014W to 5745N 6115W to 6006N 6351W to 6033N 6238W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5801W to 5556N
6014W to 5745N 6115W to 6006N 6351W to 6033N 6238W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to
5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to
5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 30 November 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 3:30 PM NST 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 963 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 965 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over New Brunswick.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southwestern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located southeast of Greenland will depart to
the east this evening. Gale force northwesterlies over Belle Isle
Bank will diminish as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and
track eastward across Newfoundland to lie over Eastern Newfoundland
by the end of the forecast period. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will spread across all waters ahead of the trough on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and Northeast
Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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