Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 20 knots backing to westerly 15 near midnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday and to southerly 25 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Showers beginning Tuesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 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 22 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 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing trough located from the Avalon
Peninsula to the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today building ridge located over the East Coast
of the U.S.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1010 mb located north of the Great
Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday deepening low 1010 mb located near
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM ADT 22 October 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from Southeastern Newfoundland to
the Southwestern Grand Banks will continue to move eastward away from
the district today. Strong northwesterly winds will shift to strong
westerlies in its wake. Mariners in the Gulf - Magdalen area are
advised that conditions are somewhat favourable for the formation of
waterspouts late this morning and this afternoon behind this feature.

A second low pressure system will approach the district from the west
on Tuesday and begin to rapidly intensify near Cape Cod on Tuesday
evening before turning to the northeast. Strong to gale force
southeasterly to southwesterly winds will develop ahead of this
system over western waters late on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank and West Scotian Slope.

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