Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 overnight with gusts to 60 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday morning then increasing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.

A few flurries beginning early this morning changing to snow this evening and ending Thursday morning. A few flurries beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 1 Thursday morning then falling to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located from Labrador to
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1018 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 996 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 17 January 2018 A low pressure system will develop along the New England coast this
afternoon and is now expected to track along Nova Scotia to lie over
Western Newfoundland by Thursday afternoon. As a result, strong to
gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore and eastern shore.

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

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