Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 21 October 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 20 this afternoon and to northwest 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight then backing to westerly 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 21 October 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southwesterly 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 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 EDT 21 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5619W to 5030N 5400W to 5130N 5045W to 5430N 5045W to 5800N
5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 21 October 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 ADT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from East Scotian Slope to
Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday building ridge located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM ADT 21 October 2018 A trough of low pressure extending southwestward from Western
Newfoundland will move to lie east of the district overnight tonight.
Gale force southerly winds ahead of the trough will become strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, and
Laurentian Fan.

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