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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots except southwest 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 35.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5540W to 5045N 5400W to 5115N 5100W to 5300N 5015W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5540W to 5045N 5400W to 5115N 5100W to 5300N 5015W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W 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 NDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 1003 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching low 1015 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NDT 21 October 2020 A low pressure system east of the marine district will continue
tracking northeast this morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low will diminish today as the low moves away.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight
and cross the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland Thursday morning,
before departing the marine district Thursday night. Strong to gale
force westerlies will develop south of the low Thursday afternoon.

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

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