Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 60 knots diminishing to west 45 early this afternoon and to west 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 30 early this evening then veering to northwest 20 to 25 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Friday evening.

Rain at times heavy ending near noon with a risk of thunderstorms. A few flurries Friday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 1 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 late this morning and to 6 to 8 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 November 2017

'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 AST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 975 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 983 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located over the Gulf
of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Gulf of St Lawrence will
track northeastward across Northern Newfoundland today. Gale to storm
force northwesterlies over Gulf waters diminish to strong to gale
force elsewhere. Winds will diminish over all waters later today as
the low pulls away to the northeast and a weak ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Northumberland
Strait - western half, Gulf-Magdalen -western half, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti.

Marine interests in the northern part of Cabot Strait are also
advised to expect higher than normal water levels today during high
tide along the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland from a combination of
storm surge and high waves and pounding surf. These conditions have
the potential to cause minor coastal flooding or infrastructure
damage.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery. Sunday..
Winds westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 knots by the
Afternoon. Monday..Winds northwesterly 25 knots. Tuesday..Winds
northwesterly 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon.

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