Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 December 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to west 15 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 15 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Flurries beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending after midnight. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 15 December 2017

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2017

'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 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2017

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 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 980 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 963 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of this system early Friday morning then shift to
gale to storm force westerlies behind it. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies late on Friday as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - eastern half, Banquereau - southeastern half and
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, Sable -
western half,eastern shore - western half, and Northumberland Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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