Banquereau

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 March 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to south 35 near noon then veering to southwest 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 25 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Thursday morning then veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain and fog patches this afternoon and ending late this evening. Flurries and a few showers Thursday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections Thursday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 3 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 04 March 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning then building to 3 to 5 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 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 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W 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 first-year ice in the northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4600W to 5100N 4600W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 March 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 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 10:00 AM AST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 4 March 2015 A trough extending from a low pressure system over Northern Quebec
will move across maritime waters today. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of the trough veer to strong westerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..
Northumberland Strait western half..Gulf-Magdalen western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Fourchu..
Northern half of Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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