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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 Tuesday morning and to light Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 12 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 January 2020

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near parts of the islands and in the extreme northwestern section. 

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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 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near
parts of the islands and in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2020

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 3:00 AM AST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 987 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 989 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will depart northeast of
Newfoundland and into the Labrador Sea by this afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to north winds are forecast to diminish this morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half and Cabot Strait.

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

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