Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 30 early Tuesday morning and to northerly 35 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 early Tuesday evening.

Snow and periods of rain beginning late overnight and ending Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 late Tuesday morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts
of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5936W to Newfoundland near 4935N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015

'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 ADT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 993 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 992 mb located near West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 987 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system over Southwestern Nova Scotia will track
southward toward the slope waters tonight. Strong northeasterly winds
north of this disturbance will increase to gale force over portions
of Northumberland Strait and Gulf of St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday
as a second low moves in from Newfoundland. Gale force winds are also
possible over Fundy Grand Manan and Lurcher early Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northern half..
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - eastern half.

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