Banquereau

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to south 35 near noon then veering to southwest 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 25 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Thursday morning then veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Snow beginning early this morning changing to rain and fog banks this afternoon and ending late this evening. Flurries and a few showers Thursday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections Thursday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 5 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 03 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 2 to 3 early Wednesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 late Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W 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 first-year ice in the northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 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 3:00 AM AST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST today ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM AST 4 March 2015 A trough extending from a low pressure system near James Bay will
move across maritime waters today. Strong to gale force southerlies
ahead of the trough veer to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Fourchu..
Northern Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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