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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots except southwest 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 early this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to north 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 January 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over southern sections today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 January 2021
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeast 45 to 55.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W 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 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:22 PM EST 24 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5027N 5624W to 5040N 5315W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:22 PM EST 24 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5027N 5624W to 5040N 5315W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2021

'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 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located over the West Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 982 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 958 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 25 January 2021 A low pressure system over Western Newfoundland will weaken into a
trough as it moves to lie south of Newfoundland tonight. Gale force
north to northeasterlies can be expected to the north and west of
this feature.

A second low over Southwestern Grand Banks will track southeastwards
today. Gale force west to southwesterlies can be expected over far
southwestern waters today to the east of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Southwestern
Grand Banks.

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