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Georges Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots after midnight and to southeast 35 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 50 near noon Monday then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Rain Monday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 January 2022
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 20 knots increasing to southerly 30.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 978 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1030 mb located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday high 1030 mb located over the southeastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over northern and eastern waters will gradually
diminish as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the region on
Monday bringing gale to storm force southeasterly winds across the
district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Sable -eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half,
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels and rough seas are expected along the Atlantic Coast near high
tides Monday evening.

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