Gulf - Magdalen


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 November 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 30 to 40 near noon Thursday.

Chance of flurries late this afternoon and this evening.

Low tonight minus 1. High Thursday plus 6.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 November 2015

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 November 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM AST 25 November 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 25 November 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today building ridge located over the western
Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the southern Marine

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday approaching trough located over central

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM AST 25 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the northern marine district
during the day Thursday. As a result strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop over Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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