Banquereau - western half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageSpecial 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 BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Banquereau - western halfIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- Lurcher - eastern half
- Lurcher - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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