Gulf - Magdalen - western half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this evening with gusts to 50 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence overnight. Wind becoming southeast 35 Sunday morning with gusts to 60 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to south 25 near noon Sunday then veering to westerly 30 Sunday afternoon.
Periods of snow or freezing rain ending near noon. Showers late this afternoon and this evening. Rain overnight and Sunday. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating Sunday afternoon.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 2 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
5 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice. 9 plus
tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island shore.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
'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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located over western
At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM AST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
West today and move to lie over Nova Scotia by Sunday morning.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
This evening or tonight. These winds will reach gale force
Over much of the region on Sunday. In the wake of the trough
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning
Is in effect for Anticosti.
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