Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 10 December 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwesterly 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 10 December 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 December 2018
Wednesday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 10 December 2018

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 8:00 PM AST 10 December 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Northern Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday high 1025 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday high 1022 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 10 December 2018 A trough of low pressure over Northern Newfoundland will move south
to Banquereau Tuesday morning before moving east of the forecast
waters. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast near the
trough over eastern waters tonight into Tuesday morning. The cold
northwesterlies will also give freezing spray to much of the northern
marine district.

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

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Grand Manan,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-southwestern half,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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