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Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 November 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots veering to east 25 to 30 this afternoon then increasing to east 35 this evening. Wind increasing to east 45 late overnight then diminishing to south 25 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Monday. Risk of thunderstorms Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 November 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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 17 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4700W to 5200N 4615W 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 17 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 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 996 mb located over
southeastern Cape Hatteras.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 991 mb located over Georges Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 17 November 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies over Cabot and Northern Banquereau
waters will diminish today as a ridge of high pressure moves into the
region.

A low pressure system south of Cape Hatteras will begin to move up
the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Strong to gale force
easterlies will spread across the soutern waters ahead of the low.
In the wake of the low, winds will shift to strong to gale force
southerlies.

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

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