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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near noon and to southeast 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 early Monday morning then diminishing to west 15 Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches Monday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 5 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5100N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5100N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. 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 26 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 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 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough from low located on a
line east-west over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching cold front from low located
on a line north-south over Cape Breton Island.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing high located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district tonight
and extend northeastward across Newfoundland Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies are expected to develop north of this feature.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the
cold front and shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, Gulf - Port au Port
- southeastern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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

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