Georges Bank: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 November 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1001 mb located west of Newfoundland.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 965 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today cold front located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located southwest of the Marine
District.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 21 November 2014 A low pressure system west of Newfoundland will intensify today as
It tracks northeastward into the Labrador Sea tonight. A cold front
from this system will sweep the district today. Strong southerly
winds ahead of the cold front will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. A strong ridge of high pressure
Sliding southwest of the district will back winds to strong to gale
force southwesterlies over western waters late in the day.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All marine waters. A freezing spray warning is in effect for western
half of Anticosti.

Outlook for the start up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20
In the afternoon and to 10 to 15 in the evening.
Monday..Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 in
The afternoon and to 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday..Southwesterly 30 knots.