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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots veering to east 25 this afternoon then increasing to east 45 this evening. Wind backing to north 35 to 45 Sunday morning then to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Snow or rain over southeastern sections early this morning. Snow or rain beginning this evening becoming rain and fog patches Sunday morning and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 8 Sunday morning then falling to plus 2 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over southeastern sections early this morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2022
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the morning and to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5026N 5511W to 5115N 5406W to 5238N 5330W to 5441N
5422W 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 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5026N 5511W to 5115N 5406W to 5238N 5330W to 5441N
5422W to 5803N 5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 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 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1012 mb located off the
East Coast of the U.S.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 986 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 22 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Southeastern Grand Banks will track
southeastward this morning. Gale force southwesterlies ahead of the
trough will diminish in its wake.

A second low pressure system will approach the district from the
southwest on Sunday and lie over the Northern Grand Banks by Sunday
afternoon. Gale to storm force northeasterly to southerly winds will
spread across southeastern waters this evening into Sunday ahead of
the low. Strong to gale force north to northwesterly winds will be
seen late in the day on Sunday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the northern and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk
Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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