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Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 March 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind westerly 20 to 25 Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 04 March 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near Iles de la Madeleine. 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near
Iles de la Madeleine. 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM AST 04 March 2021

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM AST 04 March 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 3:30 PM AST 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 970 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over southern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:10 PM AST 4 March 2021 A low pressure system northeast of Anticosti Island will slowly move
north to lie over Southern Labrador by Friday evening. Strong to gale
force westerlies will slowly diminish through the forecast period as
a result.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and
Anticosti.

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