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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this afternoon then backing to south 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 near midnight with gusts to 40 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 25 early Thursday morning then veering to northwest 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries becoming showers or flurries overnight then flurries Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 1 Thursday morning then falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 January 2022

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

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

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths new ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice along the Prince Edward Island
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1005 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over West Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM AST 19 January 2022 Strong to gale force westerlies over the marine district will
gradually diminish today as an intense low pressure system over the
Labrador Sea moves slowly away.

A second low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move to lie
north of Newfoundland Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of the low then become moderate to
strong northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait
and Gulf - Magdalen.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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