Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 in squalls. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late this evening then becoming north 25 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to north 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers and a few thunderstorms changing to chance of showers late this evening overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5554W to 5115N 5000W to 5245N 5000W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5101N 5705W to Quebec near 5125N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015

'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.

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 6:41 PM ADT 31 August 2015

A line of thunderstorms moving off the Acadian Peninsula have reported winds of 36 knots. Stronger winds are possible. This line currently stretches from extreme Northwest Gulf-Magdalen down through Northern Northumberland Strait waters. These thunderstorms should weaken early this evening.

A line of thunderstorms giving strong winds is occurring over northwestern Gulf waters.

Mariners are advised to monitor this marine warning for the most current information.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 997 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 997 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM ADT 31 August 2015 A low pressure system just north of Anticosti Island this
Evening will move to lie over Newfoundland on Tuesday.
Gale force northwesterlies will develop over northern waters in the
wake of this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau...Cabot Strait...Gulf-Magdalen...Chaleur-Miscou eastern
half and Anticosti.

A squall warning is in effect for Northumberland Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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