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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind backing to southerly 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to southeast 30 Saturday afternoon with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming southeast 40 Saturday evening with gusts to 60 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence.

Flurries ending near midnight. Rain and fog patches Saturday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 5 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 12 December 2019

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning and to 1 or less Friday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Friday afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind south 30 knots increasing to southwest 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

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 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 1004 mb located near
Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over New England.

By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough from 990 mb low located over
the Gulf of Maine.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Browns Bank to the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Laurentian Fan to the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 13 December 2019 Strong northwesterly winds over northern waters today will diminish
as a ridge builds into the region from the west. Moderate to strong
southerlies will develop over western waters late in the day today.
Winds will continue to strengthen throughout the day Saturday to
become gale force south to southeasterlies by Saturday evening as a
low pressure system approaches from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half.

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

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