Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly 10 to 15 knots this evening then veering to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to westerly 35 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending this morning. A few showers or a few flurries beginning this afternoon and changing to chance of showers tonight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon then building to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017

'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 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 18 December 2017 Strong northwesterly winds will continue to weaken today as a ridge
moves in from the west. A trough of low pressure extending from
Quebec will swing though the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected in its wake beginning Tuesday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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