Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning then backing to westerly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind southwest 10 to 15 Thursday.

Flurries ending this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 7 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
Friday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning and to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then
northwestwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018

'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 3:00 AM AST 19 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 974 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 970 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 19 December 2018 An intense low pressure system located over Southern Newfoundland
will drift slowly eastward this morning before turning northward and
departing northeast of Newfoundland tonight. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will diminish throughout the
forecast period as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining marine waters except for Fundy. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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