Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain ending near noon. Showers beginning late this evening and changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 14 December 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 14 December 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 15 knots backing to east 15.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2018

'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 8:00 PM AST 14 December 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located south of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Cabot Strait to
East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:03 PM AST 14 December 2018 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will track across
the marine district on Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
will develop ahead of the trough tonight then veer to strong to gale
force northwesterlies on Saturday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait -
northern half, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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