Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

A few showers beginning early this evening and ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough currently over the Gaspé Peninsula will
continue to track eastward this afternoon to lie over the central
marine district this evening. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the
trough will switch to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake for eastern waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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