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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 45 knots veering to southwest 30 to 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon and to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending near noon. Rain beginning this evening and changing to periods of snow Wednesday morning and ending near noon Wednesday. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Risk of freezing spray Wednesday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 09 December 2019

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W to
Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 990 mb located over western
Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 982 mb located over northern
Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front from low located from Labrador
to Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing cold front located over
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 10 December 2019 A developing low pressure system over Western Quebec will track
northeastward to lie over Northern Labrador by this evening. Gale to
near storm force south to southwest winds are expected across the
district this morning associated with this low. Winds will diminish
to strong to gale force southwesterlies later today. Tonight an
associated cold front will sweep across the Gulf of St. Lawrence
ushering in a cold northwesterly flow. The weakening cold front will
move across slope waters on Wednesday. A period of gales and freezing
spray are expected over extreme northern waters in the wake of the
front.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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