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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches Friday.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 January 2023

'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 8:00 PM NST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 978 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 970 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:03 PM NST 26 January 2023 A deepening low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
northeastward over Central Labrador then the Labrador Sea on Friday.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Hurricane force
southerlies can be expected over Gulf - Port au Port this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Gulf - Port au Port. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except the Grand Banks where gale warnings are
in effect.

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.

Higher than normal water levels are possible tonight along the
southwest and west coasts of Newfoundland and coastal areas of the
Strait of Belle Isle.

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