Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 near noon Tuesday and to southeast 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning Tuesday morning and changing to ice pellets Tuesday afternoon then to rain Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to plus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2018

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday morning then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 5 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths
grey-white ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 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 3:00 AM AST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 996 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish today as the
low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in from
the west.

A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force winds
will spread across the district ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, northern half of Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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