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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 Sunday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday except 3 to 4 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2020
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. 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 5 December 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. 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 5 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5045N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5620W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5604W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5045N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5620W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5604W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 5 December 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 987 mb located east of Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 987 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 5 December 2020 A low pressure system located east of Long Island is forecast to
track northeastward and approach the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Sunday.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop over Gulf waters
and the Strait of Belle Isle in advance of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half, and Gulf -
Port au Port - northwestern half.

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