Browns Bank


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots veering to northwest 45 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to north 20 Thursday morning and to light Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming east 15 Thursday evening.

Showers or flurries beginning near noon and ending near midnight.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 13 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwesterly 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 986 mb located near Prince
Edward Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 958 mb located over
northern Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing low 944 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located west of the Marine
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 14 November 2018 A low pressure system currently near Prince Edward Island will
rapidly intensify as it tracks northeastward today to lie over
Northern Newfoundland by afternoon. Gale to storm force southerlies
ahead of the low will become gale to storm force westerlies behind
it. Winds will begin to diminish on Thursday as the low moves further
away from the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, East Scotian
Slope-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

High winds will produce rough and pounding surf along west facing
shorelines in the Gulf of St Lawrence today and tonight.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
Today..Winds west 40 (lfa 36), and northwest 45 knots (lfa 38).
Thursday..Winds northwest 30 knots diminishing to northerly 20
In the morning and then to light in the afternoon.
Southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 35 near noon
diminishing to northerly 35 in the evening.

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