Banquereau

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 this morning then becoming westerly 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 40 to 50 late this evening then becoming northwest 40 Tuesday morning.

Snow beginning early this morning changing to rain and snow late this morning then to flurries early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 10 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this morning and to 4 to 6 early this evening. Seas building to 5 to 7 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon then diminishing to westerly 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5650W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:00 AM AST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1016 mb located near
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 980 mb located over
southern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the East
Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district today. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low
will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
The northwesterly winds will reach storm force over northeastern
regions.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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