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Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 30 late this morning and to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Friday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 12 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 February 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Thursday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots becoming northwest 30.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

'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 - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 988 mb located over northern
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:31 AM AST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system over Maine will track eastward to lie over
Northern Banquereau this afternoon. This low will bring gale to storm
force westerlies south of the system and gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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