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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 25 this evening and to east 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday morning.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Thursday. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 November 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 5455N 5805W 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 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 5455N 5805W 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 19 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5600W to 5130N 5415W to 5245N 5230W to 5530N 5400W to
6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5600W to 5130N 5415W to 5245N 5230W to 5530N 5400W to
6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 3:00 AM NST 20 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 991 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 992 mb located southwest of Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 990 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 November 2019 A low pressure system over the Funk Island Bank will move east of the
district by tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies to the
north of its track and strong to gale force westerlies to its south
will diminish to moderate to strong north to northeasterlies in its
wake.

Another low pressure system well south of the Maritimes will track
northeastward to approach the Grand Banks by Thursday evening. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop over most of
The district ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

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