Banquereau - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwesterly 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then becoming easterly 15 Monday morning.

Periods of rain or periods of snow changing to chance of showers tonight and Monday. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwesterly 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Banquereau - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

Banquereau - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northwestern section today and Sunday. 

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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

Banquereau - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4535N 6000W
to 4510N 5920W to 4535N 5805W to 4725N 5810W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Banquereau - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4535N 6000W
to 4510N 5920W to 4535N 5805W to 4725N 5810W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme
northwestern section today and Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4415N 4900W to 4415N 4600W to 4615N 3730W to 4730N
3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Banquereau - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 990 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 996 mb located over Banquereau.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday dissipating low 996 mb located over East
Scotian Slope.

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