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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots this morning and to south 20 near noon. Wind increasing to south 25 to 30 early this evening then veering to west 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 near noon Sunday then veering to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries tonight. Periods of snow Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning and ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 this evening then falling to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2023

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to easterly 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5106N
5732W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:50 PM EST 27 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4735W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2023

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 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Quebec to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM AST 28 January 2023 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the Gulf of St
Lawrence Saturday night. Strong southerly winds ahead of the trough
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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