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Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 30 to 40 near noon then diminishing to west 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind backing to southwest 20 to 25 late overnight then to south 25 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 3 overnight then rising to plus 4 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southerly 20 knots backing to easterly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024

'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 - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024

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 ADT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1000 mb located north of
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over eastern Anticosti
Island.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday approaching warm front from low located
south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM ADT 22 April 2024 A low pressure system over Eastern Quebec will intensify as it moves
northeast to Labrador by this evening. Strong to gale force
westerlies will develop southwest of the low today over northern
waters. A second low approaching from the southwest will give strong
to possibly gale force northeasterlies over slope waters late on
Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Chaleur - Miscou - eastern
half, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

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