Banquereau - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 November 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 early Saturday morning then diminishing to north 20 late Saturday morning. Wind veering to northeast 15 late Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning early Saturday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 November 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 late Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 November 2015
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 November 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from
Georges Bank to the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from the Avalon Peninsula
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 27 November 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence will
drift southward overnight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected or occurring over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half and Cabot Strait.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Winds light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Monday..Northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15
late in the day. Waves 1-2 metres diminishing to 1 or less.

Tuesday..Light winds becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late in
the day. Waves zero to 1 metre.

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