Gulf - Magdalen - western half
Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this evening and to southeast 20 to 25 late this evening with gusts to 50 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 late overnight then becoming west 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.
Snow ending early Thursday morning. A few flurries beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 6 rising to minus 1 Thursday morning then falling to minus 6 Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 3:30 PM AST 17 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1018 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 1002 mb located over Cabot Strait.
At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low located over central Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 PM AST 17 January 2018 A low pressure system currently southeast of Cape Cod will move along
the south shore of Nova Scotia tonight reaching Cabot Strait Thursday
morning and then Central Newfoundland Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of this system will become moderate
to strong northwesterlies in its wake.
Another low will pass south of the marine district late Thursday into
Friday bringing strong northerlies to most of the Scotian Slope
waters and northerly gales to Laurentian Fan.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore and eastern shore.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
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