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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 13 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening then backing to southerly 20 near noon Saturday. Wind 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.

Low tonight minus 3. High Saturday plus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2019

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less this evening. Seas building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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 3:30 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 13 December 2019 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 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 13 December 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the marine district will continue
To move eastward tonight. Moderate northerlies ahead of the ridge
will increase to moderate to strong southerlies behind it.
These southerly winds will continue to strengthen throughout the day
Saturday to become gale force south to southeasterlies by Saturday
afternoon or 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 have
been ended.

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