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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 January 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W 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 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5245W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5245W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 24 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Southern Funk Island Bank will move
east of the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the trough will subside somewhat
tonight as it recedes into the Atlantic.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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

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