Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20 Tuesday evening.

A few showers or a few flurries ending near noon Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early Tuesday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday intensifying low 1005 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 20 February 2017 A low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will move to lie south
of the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong northerlies will
develop in the wake of the low which could reach gale force over
southern waters beginning this evening and extending into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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