Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 May 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming east 30 early this evening with gusts to 55 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 near midnight and to northeast 15 to 20 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 May 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except bergy water in the extreme northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5040N 5920W to Newfoundland near
5000N 5745W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except bergy water in the extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 May 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 26 May 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located near Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM ADT 26 May 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the Gulf of Maine is forecast
to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia this evening and track south of
Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to possibly gale force winds are
expected with the low.

Marine interests are advised that higher than normal water levels are
expected at high tides tonight. A high water level warning may be
required for coastal areas of Southwestern Nova Scotia, the New
Brunswick coastline of Bay of Fundy and Bay of Chaleur.

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