Banquereau - northern half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
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
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
BanquereauIssued 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 SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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.
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
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- 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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