Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 20 knots backing to north 15 near noon then to west 15 after midnight. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few flurries ending after midnight. Flurries beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2018

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2018

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 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1013 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1010 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1014 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1008 mb located over the northern
Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system currently located over Banquereau will track
northeastward to lie east of Newfoundland later today. Strong to gale
force southerlies ahead of the low shift to strong to gale force
northerlies behind it. Winds diminish to moderate to strong
northerlies later today as the low pulls away and eventually to light
northerlies as the high pressure builds in.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti -
southeastern half.

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