Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to northeast 20 this evening. Wind backing to northwest 20 to 25 Tuesday morning then diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and snow ending this afternoon. Snow and periods of rain overnight and Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 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)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 992 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located over western Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the southern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 986 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure east of Cape Breton will move westward over Nova
Scotia today and then southward toward the slope waters tonight.
Strong northeasterly winds associated with this system 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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