Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 15 knots backing to southerly 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to southerly 25 late Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwesterly 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries or showers beginning late overnight changing to showers Saturday morning.

Low tonight zero. High Saturday plus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from Laurentian Fan to
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will give freezing spray to Gulf
waters on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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