Banquereau - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 05 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind easterly 20 knots veering to southerly 20 to 25 near midnight then increasing to south 25 to 30 early Friday morning.

Periods of rain ending Friday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 05 May 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 05 May 2016
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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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 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4215W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5130N 5728W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 5 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 993 mb located southwest of the
Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 998 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low 1002 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 5 May 2016 A low pressure system southwest of the marine district will track
slowly northeastward to lie over Nova Scotia by Friday afternoon.
Strong southerly winds will develop ahead of this system and are
expected to reach gale force over southern waters tonight before
gradually easing on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

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