Gulf - Magdalen


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late this morning and to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 to 30 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 30 to 35 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this morning changing to snow or rain Thursday morning then to chance of flurries Thursday late in the day. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 3.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 01 December 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2015
Friday Wind northeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 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 EST 1 December 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5400N 5330W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 2 December 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from New Brunswick to
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1011 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 6:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 998 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 995 mb located near Lurcher.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM AST 2 December 2015 An area of low pressure will track in from the west to lie over the
Gulf of Maine by Thursday evening while high pressure moves in over
Labrador. Strong to gale force northeasterlies over northern waters
are expected on Thursday between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Chaleur-Miscou.

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