Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to westerly 15 to 20 Monday morning then to southwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending early Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 December 2017

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 35.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 December 2017

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 8:00 PM AST 17 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 960 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are subsiding this evening and overnight as a ridge
of high pressure approaches the district from the west.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern
shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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