Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 December 2014
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 10 to 15 knots this evening and to easterly 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.
Snow or light rain beginning near midnight changing to a few showers and a few flurries near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 Thursday morning.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths of new ice in bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Magdalen - northern halfIssued 3:30 PM AST 17 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1001 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday deepening low 992 mb located over central
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 PM AST 17 December 2014 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine at forecast time will
track northeast to lie over Nova Scotia tonight then become
quasi-stationary over the area. Strong to gale force easterlies
Ahead of the low shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy and Grand Manan.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
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- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
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- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
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- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
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