Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to light early this evening.

Flurries ending near noon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the coast of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure on the coast of Prince Edward Island easing overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the coast of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure on the coast of Prince Edward Island easing overnight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England extending
southwestward.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge from high located over Labrador
extending southwestward.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1005 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 29 January 2015 Moderate to strong west to northwesterly winds across the district
will gradually diminish today as an area of high pressure builds
Over the Maritimes.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

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