Browns Bank


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late this evening then becoming northwest 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries or showers Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening. Fog patches dissipating late this evening.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 22 March 2019

'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 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 977 mb located over southern Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 981 mb located over southern New

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday departing low 984 mb located over the
eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM ADT 22 March 2019 A low pressure system over Southern Maine will move across Southern
New Brunswick Saturday morning to eventually lie over the Eastern
Gulf of St. Lawrence Saturday evening. East to southeast gales ahead
of the low are expected to reach storm force this evening over the
northern half of Cabot Strait. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force southwesterlies over most waters overnight then shift to a more
northwesterly direction Saturday evening behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Remaining waters except Fundy..Grand Manan and Northumberland Strait.
In addition, higher than normal water levels can be expected during
high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and parts of the
Bay of Fundy coast tonight and Saturday.

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