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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to variable 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 30 Saturday morning then veering to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

Rain Saturday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5440N 5730W to 5450N
5740W to 5615N 6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near
6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5440N 5730W to 5450N
5740W to 5615N 6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near
6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5125N 5415W to 5210N 5205W to 5530N 5400W to 6100N
5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5125N 5415W to 5210N 5205W to 5530N 5400W to 6100N
5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 November 2019

'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 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 985 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 980 mb located over
Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 22 November 2019 A low pressure system east of the Avalon Peninsula will track across
the Northern Grand Banks today. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low will approach the marine district from the west tonight.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low on
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St.
John and south, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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