Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Showers ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers late this afternoon and this evening. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 April 2017
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4700N 6035W to 4745N 6130W
to 4710N 6340W to 4900N 6355W to 4925N 6545W to 4910N 6705W to 4950N
6645W to 4955N 6525W to 4855N 6230W to Newfoundland near 4905N
5825W. Sea ice north and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4545N
4445W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

'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 3:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located north of the St. Lawrence
River.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough from Quebec will track eastward to lie over the
central marine district by Saturday evening. Strong southwesterly
winds ahead of the trough will switch to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake for eastern waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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