Banquereau - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 15 early this morning then to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon then becoming east 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers today and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.

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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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today building ridge located over the southern
Marine District.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located south of Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.9N 74.1W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday intensifying tropical depression 8
located at 38.3N 68.6W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 960 mb located at 33.2N
50.2W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
35.9N 45.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 AM ADT 31 August 2016 At 3AM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 33.2 degrees north
And 50.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 960 MB. Gaston is moving
northeastward at 10 knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.

As of 3AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 34.9 degrees
north and 74.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is moving
Northeastward at 5 knots.


The depression could become a tropical storm today. Current
Guidance has the storm tracking over the southern slope waters
Thursday and into Friday.

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