Banquereau - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 30 early this morning and to southwesterly 35 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 this afternoon then increasing to southwesterly 35 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 35 Friday morning.

Showers changing to flurries this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 2 after midnight.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 November 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 4 to 6 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to easterly 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6300W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6230W
to 4720N 6430W to 4855N 6345W to 4925N 6525W to 4905N 6730W to 5005N
6600W to 4955N 5945W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6415W to
4955N 6435W to 4945N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 4930W to 5300N 4930W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banquereau - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 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 AST 22 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 999 mb located over eastern
Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 986 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 985 mb located near the
Great Northern Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 AM AST 22 November 2018 An intensifying low pressure system over Eastern Nova Scotia will
track northeastward to lie over Newfoundland this afternoon. Strong
to gale force westerly winds are forecast in the vicinity of the low
as it moves through the district. Gale force northwesterly winds will
develop behind the low and will usher in an unseasonably cold air
mass that will bring freezing spray over northern and Atlantic
coastal regions today.

The disturbance is forecast to stall over Northern Newfoundland
overnight and continue to intensify throughout the day on Friday
increasing northwesterly gales to storm force over Cabot Strait and
northeastern regions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern
shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery:
Sunday...Winds variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 in
the afternoon and to east 20 to 25 in the evening.
Monday...Winds east 20 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 30 in the
Tuesday...Winds east 30 knots shifting to southwest 2o to 25 in the

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