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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 15 overnight then increasing to south 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 40 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending this morning. Rain Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 October 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Friday Wind north 25 knots.

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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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 25 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5600N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 25 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5600N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020

'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 3:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Epsilon 970 mb located
south of Greenland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 940 mb located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching low located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 26 October 2020 Post-tropical storm epsilon will continue to evolve into an intense
mid-latitude storm as it moves northeastward today. Gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will subside today as it recedes.

A developing low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west early on Tuesday and will cross Newfoundland later in the day.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected south of the low
track on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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