Banquereau - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 early this evening and to southwest 35 near midnight.

Chance of showers changing to rain and fog patches this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 March 2015

Banquereau - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Banquereau - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme 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 EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 26 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine waters from the
west this evening. The trough will slowly move through the western
half of the district on Friday to eventually lie on a line from
Georges Bank to Banquereau by Friday evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to moderate to strong
northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..
West Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Banquereau - southern
half and Laurentian Fan. A freezing spray warning is in effect for
Anticosti.

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