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Georges Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 November 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 45 knots with gusts to 55 near thunderstorms. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 30 this afternoon and to variable 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 after midnight then veering to west 30 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 Tuesday afternoon and to light Tuesday evening.

Rain or thunderstorms changing to showers this evening and ending after midnight. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 November 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 November 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5030N 4700W to 5130N 4600W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 November 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 10:00 AM AST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 992 mb located southeast of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 990 mb located over Georges Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 992 mb located near Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday low 997 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system southeast of Long Island will move
northeastward to lie over the southwestern marine district by this
evening then cross Cape Breton Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
easterlies will spread further north and east today ahead of the low.
The easterlies may reach storm force in gusts over southwestern
marine district into this afternoon. Winds will then shift to strong
to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

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