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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 overnight then backing to southwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 29 February 2024

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Tuesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western
section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2024

'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 01 March 2024

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 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 1 March 2024 Gale force westerlies will diminish from west to east today and
tonight as a ridge of high pressure builds to lie south of the
district by early Saturday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Georges Bank.

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