Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 03 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late Wednesday morning with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon then becoming southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight and ending Wednesday evening.

Low tonight minus 18. High Wednesday minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 03 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the southern section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice diminishing overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the southern section.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice diminishing overnight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 03 March 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 03 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 3 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure will pass through the district tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies ahead of the ridge diminish to
light to moderate winds in its vicinity.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move through
maritime waters on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough veer to strong west to southwest winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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