Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 09 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 early this afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Saturday.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 09 December 2016

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 10:00 AM AST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 980 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 961 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday approaching ridge located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Southeastern Newfoundland will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward today. In the wake of the low,
strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Marine interests are also advised that
freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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