Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of flurries tonight and Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice near Iles de la Madeleine and in the southeastern 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice near Iles de la Madeleine and
in the southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 995 mb located south of West
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 983 mb located near the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday building ridge located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 1 April 2015 A deepening low pressure system southwest of the marine district will
pass just south of slope waters today before crossing Laurentian Fan
later today to lie near the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland
overnight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop ahead of
the low the shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
These northwesterlies could briefly reach storm force. Gale force
southerlies are forecast south of this feature.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore - eastern half..Sable -
Eastern half..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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