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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots except north 25 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to north 25 this evening then veering to east 25 Saturday afternoon.

Snow or rain ending overnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2022
Sunday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots backing to northwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5026N 5511W to 5115N 5406W to 5238N 5330W to 5441N
5422W to 5803N 5738W then northeastward. 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 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5026N 5511W to 5115N 5406W to 5238N 5330W to 5441N
5422W to 5803N 5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2022

'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 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line east-west over
the South Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NST 21 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will track
southeastward tonight. Gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough
will diminish in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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

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