Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 near noon then veering to northwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Saturday.

Chance of flurries early this morning.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4725N 6450W to
4750N 6430W to 4840N 6405W to Gaspe Peninsula near 4845N 6410W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N
6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north
and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4400N 4945W to 4400N 4745W to 4515N 4245W to 4700N
4130W to 4845N 4215W to 5000N 4315W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016

'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 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 985 mb located over Labrador
Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 979 mb located near Labrador Coast.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 1:00 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located southwest of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system will deepen and approach the Labrador coast
today as a ridge of high pressure settles over the southern marine
district. Strong to gale force westerly winds will develop this
morning over the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence waters and diminish
overnight tonight as the low begins to track eastward.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti-northeastern half.

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