Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 30 knots veering to west 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to westerly 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind veering to northeast 10 to 15 Saturday morning then to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon with gusts to 30 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence Saturday late in the day.

Showers ending this morning. Periods of rain beginning early this evening and changing to periods of snow or periods of freezing rain after midnight and ending near noon Saturday. Fog patches dissipating overnight. Fog patches reforming Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 February 2017
Tonight and Friday Over open water 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 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island shore. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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 including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 9 plus tenths of
grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the Prince
Edward Island shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4705N 5258W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4500W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 992 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1006 mb located northwest of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday weakening low 1013 mb located over
western Newfoundland.

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