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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 this evening then to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 January 2021
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind easterly 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward
Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 18 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5120N 5534W to 5130N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5129N 5613W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 January 2021

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 3:30 PM AST 18 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today cold front located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday cold front located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 986 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 18 January 2021 A cold front on a northeast to southwest line over the Gaspé
Peninsula this afternoon will move southeastward across the district
tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
the front will veer to strong northwesterlies behind it. Colder air
in the wake of the cold front will give freezing spray to the Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday.

This evening a low pressure system will approach Laurentian Fan from
the southwest and intensify as it crosses the Grand Banks tonight and
Tuesday. Stong westerlies over Laurentian Fan may reach gale force
over the southeastern half this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for the waters of
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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