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Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 12 April 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 20 to 25 near midnight and to southerly 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 12 April 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 12 April 2024
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4705N 6449W to
4839N 6348W to Quebec near 4851N 6412W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6438W to 5001N
6423W to 4949N 6019W to 5043N 5829W to Newfoundland near 5007N
5740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4545N 5410W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 12 April 2024

'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 12 April 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located from the Great Lakes to
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Chaleur Bay to East
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM ADT 12 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will continue to approach the marine
district from the west today. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds will develop across all waters ahead of this feature.

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

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