Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 this morning and to northwest 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning and to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Monday morning and to 2 to 3 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4845W to 5030N 4630W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing ridge located over the southeastern
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located near the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:01 AM ADT 29 August 2016 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Quebec will
cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence today. This will give strong to gale
force south to southwest winds ahead of the low, shifting to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.

As of 3:00 AM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.6 degrees
north and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 957 MB. It is currently nearly
stationary.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast
waters.

As of 3:00 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 32.4 degrees
north and 72.5 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently moving
west-northwest at 9 knots.

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine late
today or tonight. There is great uncertainty about the development of
the storm, and whether it will have any efect on Canadian waters.
There are some indications it may dissipate before reaching our
waters.

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