Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to south 30 this afternoon then veering to west 30 near midnight. Wind west 30 Sunday.

Rain beginning this afternoon changing to flurries late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5105N 5235W to 5510N 5255W to 5725N 5720W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5105N 5235W to 5510N 5255W to 5725N 5720W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. 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 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 980 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system over Quebec will track eastward across the
Great Northern Peninsula this evening and then move out to sea
overnight and Sunday. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop
over all waters in the wake of this feature.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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