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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 January 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 knots with gusts to 80 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 30 late overnight and to southwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Tuesday afternoon and to northwest 30 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain changing to flurries Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 overnight then falling to minus 4 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2022

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Tuesday.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Tuesday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots becoming northwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the Prince Edward Island and Iles de la Madeleine coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Prince Edward Island and Iles de la Madeleine coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:41 PM AST 17 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:41 PM AST 17 January 2022

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 8:00 PM AST 17 January 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 981 mb located over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located southeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 17 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Maine will track northeastward
tonight to lie over Western Labrador by Tuesday morning. Gale to
storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system become strong to
gale force westerly winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Fundy, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
And Anticosti - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland. Additionally,
higher than normal water levels and rough seas are expected along the
Atlantic Coast near high tide this evening.

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