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Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 35 early this evening then diminishing to north 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers or flurries early this morning then to scattered flurries overnight. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Saturday.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 08 December 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind northerly 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northerly 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022

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 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 9 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the central marine district will begin
to rotate southwestward today to lie over West Scotian Slope this
evening and south of the district tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop
over much of the central and southern waters today as the trough
rotates southwestward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, Sable, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

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