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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 40 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50 near noon then diminishing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 25 Friday.

Snow or rain ending this evening. Flurries overnight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning except 3 to 4 over northeastern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5015N 5505W to 5125N 5240W to 5455N 5255W 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 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5015N 5505W to 5125N 5240W to 5455N 5255W 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 22 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 22 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 23 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 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1000 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 992 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located from Labrador
Sea to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 23 January 2020 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will depart east
of the district this evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
will diminish as the system moves away.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest will cross
the district on Friday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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