Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon and to northwest 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind northwest 25 to 30 Tuesday.

Snow changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 10 to minus 5 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots becoming westerly 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1007 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 985 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 18 February 2019 A low pressure system will approach the southwestern district this
morning and intensify as it moves to lie southeast of Laurentian Fan
overnight tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold
temperatures will develop in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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