Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 near noon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday morning. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5700W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4700W to 4545N 4530W to 4800N
4530W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5026N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4929N 5803W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 3:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located over Prince Edward
Island.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1001 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 25 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north today.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters this afternoon ahead of the trough. Winds will
gradually diminish on Saturday as the area of low pressure moves
eastward towards Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan.

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