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Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to north 10 to 15 knots overnight and to north 20 to 25 Friday morning.

Flurries Friday afternoon and evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 8 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind northerly 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island and Magdalen Islands coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 Branch Hill 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 EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5050N 5730W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5910W. Sea ice west, south, west and then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the Prince Edward Island and Magdalen Islands coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:41 PM EST 27 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5530W to 5000N 5255W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4830W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 962 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday departing low 956 mb located south of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 28 January 2021 A low pressure system will deepen rapidly as it approaches today and
passes south of the district tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force
north to northeast winds will develop across most regions tonight and
persist into Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southern half and
Laurentian Fan.

Additionally, freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf-Magdalen - western half
and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.

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