Banquereau - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 overnight and to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending this morning with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 30 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 1 tenth first-year ice in strips and patches in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice 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 Coverage

Ice free except 1 tenth first-year ice in strips and patches in the
western section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5314W to 4500N 4744W to 4515N 4529W to 4700N
4529W to 5100N 4744W to 5300N 4929W to 5600N 5144W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 989 mb located over eastern Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 995 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday approaching ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:22 AM ADT 23 March 2018 A low pressure system over Eastern Nova Scotia will move
northeastward away from the district later today. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will diminish to
strong northerlies today, then increase again to strong to gale force
northeasterlies on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds over
Labrador. Over southern waters strong to gale force southwesterlies
will diminish to moderate to strong westerlies later today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope-northeastern half, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait-northern half,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou-eastern half
and Anticosti-southeastern half.

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