Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southeast 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday evening with gusts to 65 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence.

Flurries ending late overnight. Snow beginning near noon Tuesday and changing to freezing rain and ice pellets Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Low tonight minus 13. High Tuesday minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2018

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less Tuesday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 knots veering to westerly 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths
grey-white ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 January 2018

'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 8:00 PM AST 22 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 8:00 PM AST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from James Bay to East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located southwest of the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 992 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish this evening
as the low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force
southerlies will spread across most of the district on Tuesday ahead
of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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