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Northern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 this evening and to northeast 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 40 to 50 Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow or rain tonight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 5 to 7 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5520W to 5155N 5330W to 5500N 5400W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5520W to 5155N 5330W to 5500N 5400W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 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 10:00 AM NST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1012 mb located southwest of the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 996 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NST 22 January 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
cross extreme southeastern waters tonight. Gale to storm force
northeast to northwesterlies are expected to develop in its wake
tonight and Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Funk Island Bank - southern half and Southwestern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north
of Cape St. Francis and Belle Isle Bank.

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