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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 30 near midnight then veering to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind veering to north 20 Tuesday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6024N 6355W to 6048N 6250W 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 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6024N 6355W to 6048N 6250W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W 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 28 November 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 28 November 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 981 mb located southwest
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 971 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 28 November 2022 An intensifying low pressure system located southwest of Newfoundland
will track northeastwards across Southern Newfoundland tonight to lie
over Funk Island Bank by Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies to southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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

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