Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 this morning and to northeast 30 to 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 after midnight and to north 10 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Periods of rain changing to periods of snow or rain this morning then to chance of flurries tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon and to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015

'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 3:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over East Scotian Slope.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 28 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary today and then move slowly eastward tonight to lie
East of the marine district Sunday morning. Strong to gale
Force southwesterlies ahead of the trough become strong to gale
Force north to northeasterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..
Sable..East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and
Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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