Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 knots this morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight.

Chance of flurries today and Friday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 11 falling to minus 18 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice on parts of the shores. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
on parts of the shores.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 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 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At midnight AST tonight low located over Browns Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 11 February 2016 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track across the
southern marine district this morning. Strong to gale force westerly
winds are forecast over southern waters associated with this
disturbance. Another low pressure system will track across the slope
waters tonight into Friday morning. A period of gale to storm force
winds are forecast with this system.


Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and the
Southern half of Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank and LaHave Bank. Marine interests are also advised that
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan
..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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