Georges Bank


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to south 30 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 45 overnight then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Rain beginning this evening and ending near noon Tuesday with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 15 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 40 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late in the day.

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 14 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5000N 5200W to 4930N 4915W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 04:04 AM ADT 15 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 1010 mb located near the
Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday intensifying low 980 mb located over
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located southwest of the Marine
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM ADT 15 October 2018 A trough of low pressure east of Newfoundland will continue to move
away from the marine district, giving weakening westerly winds as a
ridge moves in from the west.

An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from
the Great Lakes on Monday night and by Tuesday should be over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop ahead of this system. South and west of the low winds
will be generally gale force but will reach storm force over parts of
the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the eastern marine district.

Marine interests are advised that storm force wind warnings are in
effect for eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen,
and Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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