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Gulf - Magdalen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to north 30 Thursday morning.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Periods of snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray this morning. Risk of freezing spray Thursday late in the day.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 07 December 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2021
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 7 December 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to 4845N
6158W to Labrador near 5116N 5728W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6237W
to 4721N 6425W to 4842N 6358W to Quebec near 4851N 6412W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4546N 6248W to Prince
Edward Island near 4558N 6244W. South of the ice edge. Ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5550W to 5200N 5430W to 5245N 5000W to 5500N 4900W to
5745N 5715W to 6120N 5900W to 6205N 5355W to 5940N 4815W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Anticosti Island to
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 1007 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 990 mb located over West Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 8 December 2021 A developing low will approach the southern maritime marine
District late in the day today. This weather system will bring
widespread gale force winds tonight into Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

A freezing spray warning is also in effect for Anticosti.

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