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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Saturday and to southeast 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Showers Saturday changing to rain and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon then becoming southwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 January 2022

'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 3:30 PM NST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located off
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
today ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the west
will diminish tonight as the trough dissipates over Western
Newfoundland.

A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras this evening will rapidly
intensify overnight and Sunday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Sunday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Sunday well ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast and Southwestern
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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