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Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 early this morning then to south 25 to 30 near noon. Wind backing to southeasterly 20 to 30 overnight then diminishing to northerly 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers Wednesday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024

'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 3:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 986 mb located over
northeastern Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough from 994 mb low located over
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough from 998 mb low located from
East Scotian Slope to Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:23 AM ADT 23 April 2024 A departing low pressure system over Southern Labrador will continue
to give strong to gale force westerlies over northern Gulf waters
into this morning. Meanwhile, an approaching low pressure system will
move from west to east over the southern marine district, and will
give strong to gale force southerlies to southeastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Anticosti - eastern half and Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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