Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30.
Saturday Wind westerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6300W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6230W
to 4720N 6430W to 4855N 6345W to 4925N 6525W to 4905N 6730W to 5005N
6600W to Quebec near 5005N 6140W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6415W to
4955N 6435W to 4945N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 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 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 1009 mb located over Long
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1003 mb located near Lurcher.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 978 mb located north of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 20 November 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will intensify
as it tracks across Nova Scotia tonight before eventually tracking
north of Newfoundland late on Tuesday. Westerly gales are expected to
develop over southwestern waters tonight and spread to eastern waters
on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy and the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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