Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 12 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 late Saturday morning and to northeast 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Low tonight minus 12. High Saturday minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 12 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon Saturday then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind northeasterly 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice on parts of the shores and in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
on parts of the shores and in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 12 February 2016

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 8:00 PM AST 12 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 5:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located from the Gulf
of St. Lawrence to the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 991 mb located south
of East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday low 982 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 12 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure will quickly pass over the Maritimes
tonight. On Saturday a low south of the marine district will track
through eastern waters to lie over Newfoundland by evening.
Gale force easterlies north of the track of the low become storm
force southerly to the south of it.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank..
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Fourchu..Sable..East Scotian Slope and Banquereau. Marine interests
are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Banquereau northwestern half..
Northumberland Strait-eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti.

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