Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots backing to west 30 this evening then increasing to west 30 to 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 30 Monday afternoon and to westerly 20 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

High today minus 9. Low tonight minus 14. High Monday minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 after midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice on parts of the shores and in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice
on parts of the shores and in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 February 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 February 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 3:00 AM AST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1002 mb located over
LaHave Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1002 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday building ridge located on a line
north-south over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 14 February 2016 A trough over southern waters will gradually move eastward
Today to lie east of the district overnight. Strong northeasterlies
north of the trough will increase to strong to gale force today.
Gale force west to northwesterlies are forecast south of the trough.
Meanwhile a low pressure system will develop in the trough over
LaHave Bank this morning and will move to lie over Laurentian Fan
this evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop
Later today immediately west of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect
For Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher..Browns
Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian
Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait eastern half
..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti. Marine interests are also advised
That freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters
Except Laurentian Fan southeastern half..Chaleur Miscou and
Northumberland Strait western half.

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