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Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 February 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.

Scattered flurries ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 08 February 2023
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 08 February 2023

'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 - southwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 08 February 2023

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 3:30 PM AST 8 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM AST 8 February 2023 A trough over the Maritimes will progress eastward to lie east of the
marine district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected behind the trough. Winds will diminish over southwestern
waters on Thursday as a ridge approaches the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait -
eastern half, Gulf - Magdalen, and Anticosti - southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Fourchu,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou and Anticosti.

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