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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots except east 15 over northern sections this morning. Wind becoming south 35 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 40 to 50 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 35 overnight and to northwest 25 near noon Saturday. Wind veering to north 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early this morning and ending Saturday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 Saturday morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

'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 3:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 970 mb located
at 40.6N 58.0W.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Humberto
980 mb located at 44.6N 52.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 20 September 2019 At 3.00 AM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 40.6 north and longitude 58.0 west , about 220 nautical
miles south-southeast of Sable Island. Maximum sustained winds are
estimated at 75 knots and central pressure at 970 MB. Humberto is
moving north-northeast at 17 knots.

Humberto will continue northeastward today and weaken as it tracks
through the Southern Grand Banks tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of Humberto will increase to gale to
storm force southwesterlies to its south this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will persist behind Humberto on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure moving southward from Labrador
will track across the district tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected behind the trough during the same
time.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank and
Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for the Southern
Grand Banks.

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