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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this morning and to southeast 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 after midnight then veering to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2022
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4855N 5225W
to 5016N 5411W to 5218N 5259W to 5457N 5254W to 5803N 5720W then
northeastward. 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 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4855N 5225W
to 5016N 5411W to 5218N 5259W to 5457N 5254W to 5803N 5720W then
northeastward. 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 23 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5140N 5055W to 5300N 4855W to 5545N 5415W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 23 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5140N 5055W to 5300N 4855W to 5545N 5415W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2022

'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 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1005 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1000 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 1012 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 24 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross
Eastern Newfoundland tonight before departing northeast of the marine
district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread
across southeastern waters this afternoon and tonight ahead of the
low. Winds will shift to strong northwesterlies on Tuesday in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northeast Coast.

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