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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots except northeast 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 4 to 6 over southern sections today and tonight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to south 55 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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 30 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5052N 5552W to 5100N 5400W to 5315N 5015W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5134N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5123N 5632W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 30 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5052N 5552W to 5100N 5400W to 5315N 5015W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5134N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5123N 5632W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 October 2020

'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 NDT 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high 1030 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday high 1034 mb located south of the Maritimes.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday approaching low 994 mb located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:33 AM NDT 31 October 2020 A low pressure system will pass south of the Grand Banks today.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies over southern waters will weaken
later today as it moves off to the east.

A second low pressure system will approach from Quebec late Sunday.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies are forecast for western waters
late Sunday.

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

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