Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday morning.

Flurries tonight and Saturday morning. A few flurries beginning Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 1 overnight then falling to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15.
Tuesday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the southern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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

Open water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the southern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 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 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Georges Bank to Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will continue to give freezing spray
to eastern and northern regions this morning and afternoon. Freezing
spray will develop once again over the northern marine district on
Saturday.

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

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