Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 30 knots veering to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Monday morning then increasing to east 15 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 Monday evening.

Chance of showers or flurries today and this evening. Snow at times heavy beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this morning and to 4 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind east 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwesterly 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6210W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5100N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Browns Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 956 mb located east of the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 950 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 945 mb located northeast
of Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system just east of the marine district will
continue to pull away today. Gale to storm force westerlies in the
wake of the low will gradually diminish from south to north today and
tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northwestern half..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen-eastern
Half and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank..
LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian
Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau-southeastern half..Laurentian Fan..
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen-western half and Chaleur-Miscou.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Banquereau - northwestern half..Cabot Strait..
Northumberland Strait - eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf can be
expected along the coast of Western Cape Breton and the gulf-facing
coast of Eastern Prince Edward Island until early this afternoon.

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