Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 25 to 30 knots increasing to easterly 35 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind easterly 35 to 40 tonight and Thursday.

Periods of rain with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches over northern sections today and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017

Georges Bank - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon.

Georges Bank - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind easterly 35 knots diminishing to easterly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeasterly 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 September 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 ADT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Jose 975 mb located at
39.0N 69.9W.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 981 mb located at
39.8N 67.8W.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday departing Tropical Storm Jose 985 mb
located at 39.5N 67.3W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:47 AM ADT 20 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop later today as
tropical storm Jose makes its closest approach to Canadian waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and West Scotian Slope - southwestern
half.

At 9:00 AM ADT tropical storm Jose was located near 39.0 north
And 69.9 west, or about 204 nautical miles east-southeast of New York
City. Minimum central pressure is 975 MB and maximum sustained winds
are 60 knots. Jose is moving northeast at 7 knots.

Tropical storm Jose is forecast to continue moving slowly
northeastward today then turn southeastward on Thursday then curve
back toward the southwest thereafter. Jose will bring gale force
winds to the southwestern corner of the marine district later today
which should persist on Thursday. Increasing wave heights and long
period swells ahead of Jose have already reached Atlantic coastlines
of Nova Scotia and will likely reach Fundy coastlines this morning.

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