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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 45 to 55 knots backing to north 45 to 55 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending near noon. Rain Monday late in the day. Fog patches forming early this morning and dissipating near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2022 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 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4929N 5308W to 5022N 5521W to 5046N 5406W to 5235N 5317W to 5451N
5329W 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 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4929N 5308W to 5022N 5521W to 5046N 5406W to 5235N 5317W to 5451N
5329W 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 22 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5145N 5115W to 5305N 4905W 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 22 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5145N 5115W to 5305N 4905W 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)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2022

'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 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 985 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 977 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1005 mb located south of
the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 23 January 2022 An intense low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will cross the
Grand Banks today before departing to the northeast of the marine
district tonight. Gale to storm force easterly to southerly winds
will spread across southeastern waters today ahead of the low.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies this evening
before diminishing overnight in its wake.

A second low will approach from the southwest on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southern waters on
Monday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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