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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 02 April 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots with gusts to 65 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 Friday morning.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 02 April 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6010W to 4545N 5900W
to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:15 PM EDT 2 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5400W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 02 April 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 973 mb located over western West
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 976 mb located west of Georges Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low 986 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday departing low 990 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:39 PM ADT 2 April 2020 A low pressure system will continue to track slowly westward into
Georges Bank tonight then southwestward away from the district later
on Friday. Gale to near storm force northeasterlies will continue
over the southern marine district overnight while strong to gale
force northeasterlies will persist elsewhere. Winds will gradually
diminish late Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti
- northwestern half.

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