Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early Sunday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 early Sunday evening.

Flurries ending early Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Sunday morning.

Low tonight minus 9. High Sunday minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern half. Strong ice pressure on parts of Cape Breton Island coast tonight and Sunday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W 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
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern half. Strong
ice pressure on parts of Cape Breton Island coast tonight and Sunday
morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 00:29 AM ADT 29 March 2015

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 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 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low located over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 12:31 AM ADT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will move
Northeastward tonight to lie over the Avalon Peninsula Sunday
morning. Gale to storm force southwesterlies south of the low become
gale to storm force northwesterlies immediately behind the low
Before diminishing early Sunday morning. Winds will continue to
diminish from west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Banquereau..And
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank..Georges
Bank..And LaHave Bank. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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