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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 April 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to north 15 Friday morning and to light Friday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 April 2024
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 April 2024
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4720W to 5445N 4940W to 5625N
4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6031W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 ADT 18 April 2024 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 992 mb located near the Avalon Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday departing low 1004 mb located over the
eastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 April 2024 A deepening low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will bring
strong to gale force northerly winds to eastern waters tonight.
Winds will diminish on Friday as the low weakens and begins tracking
away from the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northerly 25 knots. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

Friday..Winds north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the
afternoon and to light in the evening. Sea state 1 to 2 metres
diminishing to 1 or less late in the day.

Saturday..Southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 in the
afternoon. Seas near 1 metre.

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