Banquereau - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind becoming light Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 1 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2015
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4550N 5640W 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 27 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banquereau - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 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 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from the Great Lakes to
the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday building ridge located over Georges Bank
extending eastward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 28 February 2015 Strong northwest winds combined with cold temperatures will continue
to bring freezing spray over some regions.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait and Anticosti.

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