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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 30 Monday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Showers Monday. Fog patches forming Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 January 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning and to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W 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 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 29 January 2023 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 1014 mb located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1008 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 29 January 2023 A trough located over Belle Isle Bank will track northeast tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough and
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake will diminish overnight
and Monday morning as the trough departs.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross
Newfoundland on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
southwesterly winds will develop to the east and south of the low's
track on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf waters and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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