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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday morning except northwest 35 to 45 over western sections. Wind becoming west 45 to 55 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to west 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending near midnight. Rain Wednesday morning and afternoon changing to showers. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Fog patches forming Wednesday morning and dissipating Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 November 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2023
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. 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 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5230N 4915W to 5430N 4915W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5230N 4915W to 5430N 4915W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 November 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located from Northeast Gulf to the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located over the
eastern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 997 mb located southwest
of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 986 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NST 28 November 2023 A trough of low pressure extending from Northeast Gulf to the Grand
Banks will sweep northeastward across the marine district tonight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread across all waters
ahead of the trough then diminish to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

An intensifying low pressure system will approach from the Laurentian
Fan tonight and track northeastward across the Grand Banks on
Wednesday. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Banks. A gale warning is in effect for Strait of Belle Isle - western
half and Northeast Gulf.

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