Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:43 PM ADT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to north 20 to 25 early Sunday morning and to north 10 to 15 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain changing to chance of flurries overnight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W 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 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 11:43 PM 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 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low located over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:47 PM ADT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will move
Northeastward tonight to lie over the Avalon Peninsula Sunday
morning. Gale to storm force southwesterlies south of the low become
gale to storm force northwesterlies immediately behind the low
Before diminishing early Sunday morning. Winds will continue to
diminish from west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope..And Laurentian Fan. Gale
Warnings are in effect for Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Lahave
Bank..Sable..And southeastern half of Banquereau. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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