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Gulf - Magdalen


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 knots except west 35 with gusts to 70 over western sections. Wind diminishing to west 40 early this morning then increasing to northwest 50 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 40 this evening and to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 overnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to flurries this morning and ending near midnight. Flurries Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to minus 2 this evening then rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late this morning then building to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning and to 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then becoming southeast 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southerly 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 23 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5329W to 5500N 5159W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 990 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 958 mb located over eastern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday high located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 24 November 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
over Southeastern Labrador today. Gale to storm force south to
southeast winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake. Cold air and strong winds behind this
system will bring favourable conditions for freezing spray over
northernmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and Anticosti.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters. A freezing
spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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