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Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening 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 southerly 25 to 35 near noon Sunday.

Snow or rain beginning overnight becoming rain Sunday morning and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 January 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 early Sunday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 late Sunday morning and to 4 to 6 near noon Sunday then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 early Sunday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First 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
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward
Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

High water level warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:09 PM 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 noon Sunday.

Remarks: Strong easterly winds, large waves and high water levels may cause coastal erosion and damage to coastal infrastructure, 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.

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over the eastern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 987 mb located over
southern Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday low 974 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:23 PM AST 16 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system over Southern Maine early this
evening will track north then northeastward tonight to lie near the
Gaspé Peninsula Sunday afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterly
winds will spread across the marine district ahead of this system.

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.

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