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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 45 to 55 this evening then diminishing to west 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday afternoon.

Snow or rain becoming rain this evening and ending Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5020N 5540W to 5205N 5335W to 5430N 5345W to 5620N 5635W 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 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5020N 5540W to 5205N 5335W to 5430N 5345W to 5620N 5635W 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 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2020

'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 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 994 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 988 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over northeastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight and
will cross Central Newfoundland to lie over Belle Isle Bank Monday
afternoon. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low tonight with strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
westerlies as the low departs on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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

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