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Georges Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 30 this evening and to northeast 35 early Thursday morning.

Periods of rain and fog patches this afternoon tonight and Thursday. Risk of thunderstorms overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020
Friday Wind northeast 45 knots diminishing to northeast 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6010W to 4545N 5900W
to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:19 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5250W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020

'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 ADT 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 983 mb located off Cape
Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 976 mb located south of West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 1 April 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
tonight and stall south of West Scotian Slope on Thursday. Strong
easterlies ahead of the low will increase to gale to near storm force
east to northeasterlies as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

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