Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 21 September 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 35 knots diminishing to southeasterly 25 to 30 early Friday morning and to southeasterly 20 early Friday evening.

Showers and a few thunderstorms and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 September 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 21 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4500W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 8:00 PM ADT 21 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 8:00 PM ADT 21 September 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Tropical Storm Jose 989 mb located at
39.6N 68.1W.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Friday weakening Post-tropical Storm Jose 999 mb
located at 39.4N 68.9W.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the northern Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located from the Gaspe Peninsula to
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 21 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterlies will continue to affect southwestern
waters tonight as tropical storm Jose remains southwest of Georges
Bank. Winds will diminish slightly on Friday as Jose slowly weakens
and drifts away from the district. Marine interests are advised that
gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave
Bank and West Scotian Slope.

As of 8:00 PM ADT tropical storm Jose was located near 39.6 north
And 68.1 west, or about 135 nautical miles southeast of Cape Cod.
Minimum central pressure is 989 MB and maximum sustained winds are 45
knots. Jose is currently drifting westward at 2 knots.

Long period swells from Jose will continue to affect the Atlantic
coastline of Nova Scotia and the Fundy coastline of New Brunswick.
These should very slowly diminish on Friday.

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