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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to east 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 Thursday morning then becoming west 55 Thursday evening with gusts to 65.

Showers or flurries ending near midnight. Rain and fog patches Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 4 to 6 Thursday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2021
Friday Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 to 45 in the afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 20 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 3:30 PM NST 20 January 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 974 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday dissipating low 998 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1001 mb located off the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 968 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 20 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will track northwestwards
towards the Labrador coast tonight. Strong to gale force easterlies
ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake.

Meanwhile, a second intensifying low pressure will continue to
develop off the Eastern Seaboard tonight and track across the Grand
Banks on Thursday. Gale to storm force east to northeasterly winds
will develop ahead of the low and shift to gale to storm force west
to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for South Coast, East
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, and Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half.

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