Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 35 late this afternoon then veering to northwest 30 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 30 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to north 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 9 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 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 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest today will
cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
and Anticosti-eastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf
of St Lawrence waters.

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