Banquereau - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 January 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late overnight and to light early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to variable 10 to 15 early Sunday afternoon and to northeast 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

A few flurries and a few showers beginning near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 January 2017

Banquereau - northwestern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Banquereau - southeastern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 1 to 2 late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming east 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 21 January 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 969 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the western Marine
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing trough located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM AST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to move away early this evening.

All gale warnings have ended.

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