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Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to west 45 this morning then diminishing to west 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches ending early this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Monday and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots veering to northwest 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat 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 Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 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 AST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 975 mb located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 965 mb located over western
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday quasi-stationary low 962 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located near Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 15 December 2019 A low pressure system centered over Quebec will move northeast and
lie over Western Labrador by evening. Strong to gale force
southerlies will become gale to near storm force westerlies as the
low deepens and moves northeastward today. Gale to storm force
westerlies will persist over the district on Monday in the wake of
the system.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon today.

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