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Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to south 15 this morning then increasing to south 25 Friday afternoon.

Flurries Friday afternoon and evening changing to showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 February 2024

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along the coast of Iles de la Madeleine. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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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

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4809N 6309W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along the coast of Iles de la
Madeleine. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Forecasts

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4809N 6309W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the coast of Prince Edward Island.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located east of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1000 mb located south of the Marine
District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 998 mb located east of Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 22 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
early this morning between a ridge of high pressure over the
Maritimes and a low pressure system approaching from the south.
The low will move through southeastern waters tonight with strong
northwesterlies diminishing in its wake.

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

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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