Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 35 early this morning then becoming northwest 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to north 15 after midnight and to light Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 9 this afternoon then rising to minus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening and to 1 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind south 15 knots veering to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 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 AST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Cabot Strait to Eastern
Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 17 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over Eastern Nova Scotia will track east of
the marine district this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. A ridge of high pressure will
build in from the northwest tonight while a low pressure system
develops south of the marine district Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings
are in effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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