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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 January 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 55 knots with gusts to 65 diminishing to west 45 late overnight and to west 25 to 35 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Friday evening.

Rain this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain or snow Friday evening. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2021
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening and to 8 to 11 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 Friday morning and to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind south 45 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 35 to 45.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
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 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 January 2021

'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 3:00 AM NST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 998 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday deepening low 987 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 22 January 2021 A low pressure system over Northern Grand Banks will move
northwestward to lie over Southern Belle Isle Bank overnight then
over the Quebec Lower North Shore on Saturday. Gale force east to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will gradually
diminish over southern waters behind the low today.

A second low developing south of Nova Scotia this morning will cross
the Southern Grand Banks overnight then move to lie over Funk Island
Bank Saturday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
northeasterly winds will develop over southern and eastern most
waters ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

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