Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 55 knots diminishing to west 45 this evening and to west 30 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 to 25 Wednesday morning.

Showers ending this afternoon. Showers beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday and to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 982 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 966 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM ADT 16 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will continue to track over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence today, then toward the Southern
Labrador Sea this evening. Gale to storm force southerly winds ahead
of this system will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its
wake.

On Wednesday, a trough will move over the marine district from the
west. This will give strong to gale force westerlies to southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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