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Banquereau - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots backing to northerly 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to northerly 15 early Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 January 2021

Banquereau - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Banquereau - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 992 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 972 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1004 mb located over the East Coast
of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over New England.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM AST 15 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will
track northeastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force northerly winds are forecast over
southeastern waters as the low approaches. Winds will reach storm
force over the eastern half of Laurentian Fan late this evening.

On Saturday morning, a low will develop along the Eastern Seaboard
and track northward, pushing a trough into southwestern waters.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread across the
marine district ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - western half,
Sable - western half, East Scotian Slope - western half,
Banquereau - eastern half, and Laurentian Fan - western half.

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