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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 26 October 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots late overnight and to south 25 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 near noon Tuesday except southwest 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 October 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over western sections overnight and Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5056N 5554W to 5145N 5300W to 5400N 5030W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5056N 5554W to 5145N 5300W to 5400N 5030W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 26 October 2020

'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 8:00 PM NDT 26 October 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 940 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday intensifying low 1014 mb located over
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 995 mb located over southern Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NDT 26 October 2020 A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the west
early on Tuesday and will cross Newfoundland later in the day. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies can be expected south of the low on
Tuesday.

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

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