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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to east 35 near noon. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 this afternoon then becoming southwest 45 to 55 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Friday evening.

Snow or rain beginning near noon changing to showers or flurries near midnight and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning then building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 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 EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W 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 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

'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 3:00 AM NST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 978 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 21 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track
across the Grand Banks later today. Gale to storm force east to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to storm to hurricane
force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force warning is in
effect for Southwestern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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