Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then to south 25 Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice near Cape Breton Island and the eastern parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of Cape Breton Island coast easing this afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4410N
6000W to 4415N 5715W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

7 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
near Cape Breton Island and the eastern parts of the Prince Edward
Island coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of Cape Breton Island
coast easing this afternoon.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low located over southeastern
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Monday ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM ADT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system over Southeastern Newfoundland will continue to
pull away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait and Anticosti.

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