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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Flurries Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to easterly 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to westerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5106N
5732W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

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 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing cold front located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located from Quebec
to the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM AST 27 January 2023 Strong to gale force westerly winds will diminish later today as a
cold front trailing from an intense low pressure system in the
Labrador Sea moves eastward away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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