Browns Bank


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 this morning then to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 after midnight and to southeast 35 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

A few showers ending early this evening. Rain beginning Friday morning with risk of thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 October 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 15 knots.

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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 26 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 03:00 AM ADT 27 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 3:00 AM ADT 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 1012 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday deepening low located over Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 27 October 2016 A low pressure system will develop Thursday night over Long Island
and will deepen as it tracks northeastward to lie over the Gulf of
Maine by Friday afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds will
develop ahead of this disturbance and spread into western waters on

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

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