Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Showers changing to flurries or showers this morning and ending this evening.

Waves

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 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 978 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 985 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:25 AM ADT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system in the Bay of Fundy will move to lie over the
Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening. Strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low become strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake. Late Sunday a trough will track southward across the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. Gale force northwest winds and colder temperatures
are expected in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..
West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is
in effect for Anticosti. In addition, higher than normal water levels
can be expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova
Scotia this morning.

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