Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening then backing to westerly 15 to 20 early Monday morning. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to westerly 35.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 December 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

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 December 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 10:00 AM AST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 956 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will maintain strong
to gale force northwesterlies over most of the district today.
These winds will subside tonight as a ridge of high pressure
approaches the district from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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