Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 late this morning then diminishing to north 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning.

Chance of flurries today and this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 or less near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the southwest section. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the southwest section. 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017

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 AST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 20 February 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Newfoundland to Laurentian
Fan will move southeast of the marine district by this evening.
Strong northerlies will develop in the wake of the trough which could
reach gale force over southern waters beginning this afternoon and
extending into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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