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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to west 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to northeast 30 near noon Sunday.

Showers ending near noon. Showers Sunday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 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 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 985 mb located over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 984 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over northern Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 988 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 955 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 23 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move southwestward to
lie over Anticosti Island tonight before dissipating on Sunday.
Gale force northeasterly winds can be expected north of the low
today.

A second low over the Southeastern Grand Banks will move to lie over
Northern Funk Island Bank this evening where it will stall before
drifting westward across Southern Belle Isle Bank on Sunday.
Gale force southerly to southwesterly winds over southeasternmost
waters ahead of the low and strong to gale force northwesterlies in
its wake will diminish later today. As the low moves over more
northern waters tonight gale to storm force northeasterlies can be
expected to its north with strong to gale force westerlies to its
south.

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, Northeast Gulf, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Banks.

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