Banquereau - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind westerly 15 knots veering to northerly 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northerly 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northerly 20 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4615N 5900W to 4605N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4735N 5625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5000N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located south of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM ADT 26 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will persist south of the district today and
Wednesday. Moderate northerlies over the slope waters will increase
to strong northeasterlies later today. Over the southern half of
Laurentian Fan, those northeasterlies are now expected to reach gale
force on Wednesday as the trough intensifies somewhat. Elsewhere
across the district generally moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail today and Wednesday with occasional freezing spray expected
over most northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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