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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 late this afternoon with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming south 45 overnight with gusts to 70 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to west 40 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning this afternoon changing to rain Thursday morning then to periods of snow Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon becoming severe Thursday evening.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 10 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 February 2024

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Wednesday morning and to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 after midnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth of 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 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N
5930W to 4718N 6010W to 4818N 6235W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated
grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb 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 28 February 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 28 February 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 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to Eastern Shore.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday cold front located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 28 February 2024 A strong cold front will approach slowly from the west today and move
eastward across the marine district. Gale force southerly winds ahead
of the front will shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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 all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East
Scotian Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

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