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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 this morning then diminishing to north 10 to 15 overnight. Wind north 10 to 15 Monday.

Showers beginning this morning and ending Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over southern sections Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 982 mb located over the Great Northern
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 990 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move westwards today
to lie over the Great Northern Peninsula tonight. The low will then
track southwestward and weaken on Monday. Gale to storm force
northerlies to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the low with
strong to gale force westerlies to southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will diminish over most waters overnight into Monday as the low
weakens.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system south of Laurentian
Fan will track eastwards to the south of the marine district today
before turning northward to lie east of Funk Island Bank on Monday.
Strong to gale force northerlies to northeasterlies will develop over
southern waters today as the low passes. Winds will diminish
overnight tonight in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Gulf waters, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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