Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 45 knots diminishing to southerly 15 near midnight then becoming variable 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Rain ending near noon Wednesday. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 this morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 January 2017

'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 AST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 986 mb located southwest of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 982 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 987 mb located near Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 990 mb located near Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 24 January 2017 A low pressure system southwest of Cape Cod will move slowly eastward
to lie southeast of Cape Cod by overnight tonight. Easterly gales
over southwestern waters will spread across the marine district
reaching northern waters overnight or early Wednesday morning.

The low will move northeastward on Wednesday to lie over the central
marine district by Wednesday afternoon. Gale to near storm force
easterly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Additionally, heavy pounding surf and higher than normal water levels
can be expected along the Atlantic coastline of Nova Scotia and Cape
Breton on Wednesday.

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