Gulf - Magdalen - western half
Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind westerly 15 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southerly 25 after midnight. Wind veering to westerly 25 early Saturday morning then to northwest 25 to 30 early Saturday afternoon.
Periods of snow beginning late this evening and ending early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray overnight. Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.
Low tonight minus 10. High Saturday minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4700N 4815W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 3:30 PM AST 23 February 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 23 February 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today high 1042 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1029 mb located south of Laurentian
At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:18 PM AST 23 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong to near gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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