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Georges Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 early this evening then backing to southeasterly 25 to 30 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Rain overnight and Sunday with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 overnight and to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon then becoming east 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located south of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1022 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 1022 mb located near Browns Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 AM AST 2 March 2024 Freezing spray over parts of eastern and northern waters will end
near midday today as temperatures rise and winds diminish.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Anticosti - eastern half.

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