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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 December 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 45 this afternoon then veering to southwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind veering to west 35 early Saturday morning.

Rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 Saturday morning then subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 December 2021
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5519N 5950W to 5718N
6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6011N 6422W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5519N 5950W to 5718N
6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6011N 6422W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5445N 5000W to 5530N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6000W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5445N 5000W to 5530N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6000W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 December 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 10:00 AM NST 3 December 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 983 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday deepening low 963 mb located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM NST 3 December 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will move
across the Gulf waters and the Strait of Belle Isle today to lie over
Belle Isle Bank by Saturday morning. Strong to gale force south to
southeasterly winds will spread across all waters this morning ahead
of the low. Winds will shift to gale to storm force northwest to
southwesterlies in the low's wake this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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

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