Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this morning and to light near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 this evening and to southwest 30 near midnight. Wind veering to west 20 to 25 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending this morning. Showers or flurries beginning late this afternoon and changing to showers this evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 8 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northeasterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 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 EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Georges Bank

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Freezing spray warning ended

Georges Bank

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will continue to give freezing spray
to eastern and northern regions this morning and afternoon. Freezing
spray will develop once again over the northern marine district on
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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