Banquereau - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming easterly 15 this afternoon then backing to northerly 15 this evening. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then to southwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon then becoming east 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning early this evening and ending early Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwesterly 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northwestern section today and Tuesday. 

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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 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme
northwestern section today and Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5936W to Newfoundland near 4935N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Banquereau - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 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 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 992 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located over western Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the southern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 986 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure east of Cape Breton will move westward over Nova
Scotia today and then southward toward the slope waters tonight.
Strong northeasterly winds associated with this system will increase
to gale force over portions of Northumberland Strait and gulf of
St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday as a second low moves in from
Newfoundland. Gale force winds are also possible over Fundy Grand
Manan and Lurcher early Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northern half..
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - eastern half.

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