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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Showers Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 November 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon and to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots veering to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. 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 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 957 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 955 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 25 November 2020 An intense low pressure system just east of the Labrador Sea will
move to lie east of Greenland by this evening. Strong to gale force
west or northwesterlies will gradually diminish today and tonight as
the low continues to move away and a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

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

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