Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then becoming east 10 to 15 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending near noon. Periods of snow beginning Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:05 AM ADT 26 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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