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Gulf - Magdalen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday morning and to light near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southwest 15 Thursday afternoon and to southwest 20 to 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 November 2019

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4920N 6720W to 4920N 6705W to
Quebec near 5015N 6550W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 November 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 10:00 AM AST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 13 November 2019 A cold front over Banquereau will move eastward out of the district
today. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the cold front
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
All of Gulf of St Lawrence waters.


Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is
In effect for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery.

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Today..Winds northwest 25 knots. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 15 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon and south 20 in the
evening. Seas less than 1 metre.

Friday..Winds southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 in
the morning. Seas 1 metre increasing to 2 in the morning and 2 to 3
in the afternoon. Choppy seas in the afternoon.

Lfa38
Today..Winds northwest 30 knots. Seas 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 15 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 15 in the afternoon and southwest 20 in the
evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to less than 1 metre in the
morning then building to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.

Friday..Winds south 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 in the
morning. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 2 to 3 near noon. Choppy
seas in the afternoon.

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