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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog banks dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5640N
6045W to Labrador near 5700N 6120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5640N
6045W to Labrador near 5700N 6120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. 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 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 November 2019

'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 10:00 AM NST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located south of Lake Melville.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over central Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 13 November 2019 A low pressure system south of Lake Melville will move to lie over
the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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