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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 20 to 25 this evening. Wind north 20 to 25 Thursday.

Showers or flurries ending after midnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:34 PM EDT 17 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 3:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 998 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 994 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM ADT 17 April 2024 A deepening low pressure system east of Newfoundland will bring
strong to gale force northerly winds to eastern waters on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northerly 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 in the
afternoon. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

Friday..Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 in the morning
and to light later in the day. Sea state 1 to 2 metres diminishing to
1 or less.

Saturday..Southerly 10 to 15 increasing to 20 in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.

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