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Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 07 May 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots this evening and to northeast 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeasterly 40 Saturday morning then backing to northwesterly 45 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon and to westerly 25 Saturday evening.

Rain overnight and Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 07 May 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 30.
Tuesday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 7 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5245N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 May estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5920W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 07 May 2021

'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 3:30 PM ADT 7 May 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today weakening ridge located over the central
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday deepening low 997 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 986 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM ADT 7 May 2021 A low pressure system will deepen tonight as it approaches Georges
Bank. The low will then move to lie south of Nova Scotia Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds ahead of the low
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake. There is the
potential for a period of storm force winds over slope waters in the
wake of the low on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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