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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 25 early this evening then to northwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Friday and to light Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this evening then falling to minus 6 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near parts of the islands. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5000N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near
parts of the islands. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Newfoundland to Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday weakening trough located over the central
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday building high located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 23 January 2020 Strong winds and cold air will combine to give freezing spray to some
Gulf waters this morning and again on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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