Browns Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25 this morning then backing to westerly 20 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 15 overnight then diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Showers this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 980 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 976 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM AST 17 November 2018 As a low pressure system continues to move towards Newfoundland and
away from the district today, gale force westerlies will slowly
diminish from west to east. Gale to storm force winds in the south
and eastern marine district will diminish by this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.
Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank,
West Scotian Slope, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore,
Fourchu, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen-eastern half.

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