Gulf - Magdalen
Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots becoming northwest 40 this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning except west 10 to 15 over southwestern sections Thursday late in the day.
Flurries ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. 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 free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 10:00 AM AST 19 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located over eastern
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 969 mb located northeast of
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM AST 19 December 2018 An intense low pressure system located over Eastern Newfoundland
Will slowly move northeastward today and Thursday. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies in the wake of the low will diminish
Throughout the forecast period as a ridge of high pressure
Approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen
and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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