Banquereau

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 December 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southerly 20 late this evening then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 late Friday morning then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Friday evening.

A few showers beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind west 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15.

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 3:30 PM AST 08 December 2016

'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 AST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing high located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 1006 mb located south of
East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday intensifying low 992 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM AST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will intensify as
it tracks northeastward to lie east of the district Friday morning.
In the wake of the low, winds will increase to strong to gale force
northwesterlies.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold air will persist
throughout the weekend. Freezing spray warnings may be required for
parts of the marine district this weekend.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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