Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early Saturday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 December 2014
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except 2 tenths of new ice in sheltered bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths of new ice in sheltered bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 968 mb located over northern
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday quasi-stationary high located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM AST 26 December 2014 An intense low pressure system over Northern Labrador will continue
to move away from the district tonight. Gale force westerlies over
northern waters will gradually diminish tonight and Saturday as the
low pulls away. Over the northwestern portion of Anticosti
Gale to storm force winds will continue this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the northwestern half of Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for
The northern half of Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..
Chaleur-Miscou and the southeastern half of Anticosti.

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