Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 21 March 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 knots backing to southeasterly 25 early Friday morning with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence Friday morning. Wind becoming easterly 40 early Friday evening with gusts to 65 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence.

Showers near noon Friday. Rain or freezing rain and fog patches beginning early Friday evening.

Low tonight minus 3. High Friday plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 March 2019
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 March 2019
Saturday Wind southerly 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northern and eastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice in the northern and eastern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 21 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 21 March 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 999 mb located southwest
of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 979 mb located over southern Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 21 March 2019 A developing low pressure system will approach southwestern waters
Friday morning and will move to lie over Southern Maine by Friday
evening. Winds will increase to gale force easterlies ahead of the
low then shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be expected
during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and parts of
the Bay of Fundy coast on Friday.

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