Georges Bank - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 03 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 early Sunday morning.

Showers ending Sunday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 03 October 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 03 October 2015
Monday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5400W to 5430N 5455W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 03 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 3 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing trough located south of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary high 1046 mb located
over central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 3 October 2015 A trough of low pressure just south of the slope waters will continue
to move away slowly southeastward tonight and Sunday. Meanwhile a
strong area of high pressure will persist over Central Quebec. Strong
northeast winds prevail between these two features reaching gale
force at times over most offshore waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West
Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..And Laurentian Fan.

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