Banquereau - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to east 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to northeast 45 early this afternoon then backing to north 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 20 overnight and to north 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to north 20 Sunday evening.

Chance of flurries early this morning. Snow beginning this morning changing to a few flurries near noon Sunday and ending Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections early this morning. Freezing spray Sunday late in the day.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 12 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind west 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau - northwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 February 2016

'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 - northwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 February 2016

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 3:00 AM AST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from New Brunswick to
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Anticosti Island to
the Avalon Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 991 mb located south of
East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 982 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM AST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank this morning will
intensify and track through eastern waters to lie over Newfoundland
by this evening. A trough will linger over southern waters in the
wake of the low. Gale force easterlies north of the track of the
Low become storm force southerly to the south of it. On Sunday
Strong to gale force northerlies will develop north of the trough
with gale force westerlies to its south.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
All other waters except Cabot Strait and gulf of Saint Lawrence
waters. Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray
Warnings are in effect for all waters except..Georges Bank..West
Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope..Laurentian Fan..Chaleur Miscou
And Northumberland Strait western half.

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