Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 May 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 knots veering to northwest 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 30 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 May 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 May 2018
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southerly 30 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland 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 21 May 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5705W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5334W to 4600N 5300W to 4600N 4630W to 4700N 4600W to 4900N
4600W to 5300N 4830W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5002N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 May 2018

'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 21 May 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low located northeast of Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low located northeast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM ADT 21 May 2018 A low pressure system northeast of Anticosti Island is forecast to
track eastward to lie over Newfoundland this evening. Strong westerly
winds will increase to gale force behind the associated trough.
Gale force northwesterlies are forecast to weaken tonight for Gulf
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
northeastern half of Gulf-Magdalen and the southwestern half of
Anticosti.

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