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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 this morning and to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers this morning. Fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 November 2019
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5030N 4700W to 5130N 4600W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5030N 4700W to 5130N 4600W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 November 2019

'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 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 993 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 999 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Funk Island
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 19 November 2019 A low pressure system just south of Nova Scotia will track through
the Cabot Strait today then across Newfoundland into the Funk Island
Bank tonight. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly winds are
expected north of the low and strong to gale force southwesterlies
south of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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