Banquereau - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 40 Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 early Monday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 January 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 30 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 40 knots diminishing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banquereau - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 January 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 972 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low 981 mb located
northeast of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 21 January 2018 A combination of two low pressure systems northeast of Newfoundland
and Labrador respectively will maintain strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most northern waters tonight. Those
northwesterlies will gradually diminish on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
northern half of Banquereau, Cabot Strait, northeastern half of
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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