Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 near midnight with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind increasing to northwest 50 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 35 late Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain at times heavy and fog patches beginning this evening and ending near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 early Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 30.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.

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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 9:31 PM AST 22 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 8:00 PM AST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 997 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 987 mb located south
of Halifax.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday departing low 983 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank will track rapidly
northeastward tonight. The low will intensify as it tracks south of
Halifax overnight and across Cape Breton into Cabot Strait Thursday
morning. Gale to storm force south to southeasterlies will develop
ahead of this low then quickly shift to gale to storm gale force
northwesterlies behind it. These northwesterlies will diminish over
all but northeasternmost waters by late in the day Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half, Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests in the northern part of Cabot Strait are also
advised to prepare for higher than normal water levels on Thursday
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. Please monitor future forecasts for updated
information.

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