Browns Bank


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 late this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Saturday then backing to westerly 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Rain ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Chance of showers overnight. Chance of showers beginning Saturday evening. Fog patches dissipating early Saturday morning.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 1011 mb located north of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:10 PM ADT 28 October 2016 A deepening low pressure system north of Cape Cod will pass over the
southwestern shore marine area overnight to eventually lie southeast
of Cape Breton Island Saturday evening. Gale force east to southeast
winds have developed ahead of the low and could possibly approach
storm force over the eastern half of the district tonight and

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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