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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 January 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Saturday.

Rain Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2023
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5455N 5430W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6159N 5721W 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 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5455N 5430W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6159N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:50 PM EST 27 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4735W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:50 PM EST 27 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4735W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 January 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 969 mb located over northeastern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 970 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located east of the
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 27 January 2023 A trough associated with an intense low pressure system over the
Labrador Sea will depart to the east overnight tonight. Gale force
west to southwesterlies in the wake of the trough will diminish to
strong overnight as a ridge builds in from the west.

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

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

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