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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 15 this morning then to south 15 overnight. Wind increasing to south 25 Monday morning and to south 35 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches Monday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 5 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

Northern Grand Banks - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Northern Grand Banks - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W 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 25 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 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 NST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough from low located on a
line east-west over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching cold front from low located
on a line north-south over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing high located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district tonight
and extend northeastward across Newfoundland Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies are expected to develop north of this feature.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the
cold front and shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, Gulf - Port au Port
- southeastern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half,
Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half, and Belle Isle Bank.

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