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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 55 this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to north 25 Saturday evening.

Rain ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 January 2021

Southwestern Grand Banks - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Saturday afternoon.

Southwestern Grand Banks - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas building to 5 to 7 after midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W 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 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5600N 5400W to 5935N 5820W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5600N 5400W to 5935N 5820W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 15 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 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating low 1007 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 992 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 976 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 15 January 2021 A intensifying low pressure system will approach from the southwest,
crossing the Extreme Southern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters ahead of
the low this evening. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop in
the wake of the low tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
western half, Southeastern Grand Banks - western half, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast
Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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