Banquereau - northern half
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 21 March 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 30 near midnight and to northeast 35 Thursday morning. Wind veering to easterly 40 Thursday afternoon.
Periods of snow beginning this evening changing to rain Thursday afternoon. Fog banks forming Thursday evening.
Low tonight zero. High Thursday plus 6.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.
Ice free except 1 tenth first-year ice in strips and patches in the
extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5409W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4530W to 4700N
4530W to 5100N 4745W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5145W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Banquereau - northern halfIssued 8:00 PM ADT 21 March 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 21 March 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 993 mb located south of Long Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 991 mb located southwest of Georges
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday warm front from low located south of
the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday warm front from low located from Georges
Bank to Banquereau.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:53 PM ADT 21 March 2018 A warm front associated with an approaching low pressure system will
move into the southern marine district tonight before tracking
northward on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds north
of the front will spread to most of the district by Thursday morning
and switch to strong to gale force southwesterly winds in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters except for Chaleur-Miscou - western half, and Anticosti
- northwestern half.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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