Banquereau - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 25 to 30 early this morning then backing to south 20 to 25 Friday morning.

Chance of flurries today early this evening and Friday morning changing to rain and light snow and fog banks near noon Friday.

A risk of freezing spray over northern sections today.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015

Banquereau - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Banquereau - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Friday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 30 to 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 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 3:00 AM ADT 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 988 mb located near the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 2 April 2015 A low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula at forecast time will
continue to move away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected in its wake. A trough of low pressure
will approach the marine district later today and track across the
district tonight and Friday. Strong southeasterlies ahead of this
trough shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Banquereau. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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