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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to northeasterly 15 knots late this afternoon then backing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind backing to westerly 20 to 25 Saturday morning then increasing to westerly 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward
Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1000 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 988 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1003 mb located near Browns Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 995 mb located near East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 22 January 2021 A developing low pressure system just south of the marine district
will intensify as it passes just southeast of Laurentian Fan later
today, bringing a period of northeasterly gales to southeasternmost
waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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

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