Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 this afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight then veering to northeast 10 to 15 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon with gusts to 30 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence Saturday late in the day.

Periods of rain beginning early this evening changing to periods of snow or periods of freezing rain after midnight and ending near noon Saturday. Fog patches dissipating late overnight. Fog patches reforming Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice near and south of Iles de la Madeleine. 

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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 EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
near and south of Iles de la Madeleine.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1005 mb located northwest of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday weakening low 1013 mb located over
western Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

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