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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 early this morning then to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 overnight then becoming west 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to rain overnight and ending near noon Tuesday. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots veering to south 35 to 45.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2021

'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 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over southern Labrador Sea.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 998 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM NST 18 January 2021 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest and cross the
Grand Banks tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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