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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning and to westerly 40 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 this evening and to west 20 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Friday morning then increasing to southwest 20 Friday afternoon.

Flurries ending Friday morning. Flurries Friday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 late this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots increasing to southwest 40.
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

'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 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located northwest of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1014 mb located east of
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:29 AM AST 12 December 2019 A low pressure system northwest of the Gaspé Peninsula early this
morning will move east of Anticosti Island this afternoon. As a
result strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop across the
district this morning and could possibly approach storm force over
northernmost waters. Winds are expected to diminish somewhat over
most waters later today and tonight as a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

On Friday moderate to strong southerlies will develop over western
waters late in the day as a low pressure system approaches from the
southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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