Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots early this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight with gusts to 55 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming southeast 50 early Sunday morning with gusts to 95 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near noon Sunday.
Rain overnight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
Temperatures near plus 1.
Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
High water level warning in effect
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 09:48 AM AST 16 January 2021 High water levels and large waves are forecast for Sunday.
Locations: Iles de la Madeleine, especially eastern facing shorelines.
Maximum water levels: exceeding high astronomical tide.
Maximum wave heights: 4 to 6 metres.
High tide: near high tide near noon Sunday.
Remarks: Strong easterly winds, large waves and high water levels may cause damage to coastal infrastructure and coastal erosion, especially to east facing coastlines of Iles-de-la-Madeleine.
Coastal flooding is possible, especially during high tide. Coastal erosion is possible in vulnerable areas.
High water level warnings are issued when water levels pose a threat to coastal regions.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Gulf - Magdalen - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 970 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 996 mb located near
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 984 mb located over Maine.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing ridge located from Newfoundland
to the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:50 AM AST 16 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will
move slowly eastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish today.
Meanwhile a developing low pressure system near Long Island this
morning will track northward today to lie over Maine tonight.
A trough ahead of the low will move into southwestern waters tonight
and then move across the remainder of the district on Sunday. Gale to
storm force southeasterly winds will spread across the marine
district ahead of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - western half,
Laurentian Fan - western half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait -
eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for Sunday near high tide near noon.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early evening on Sunday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - western half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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