Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 this evening then to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 Sunday evening.

A few showers ending near noon with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers tonight. Fog banks dissipating Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4700N 6035W to 4745N 6130W
to 4710N 6340W to 4900N 6355W to 4925N 6545W to 4910N 6705W to 4950N
6645W to 4955N 6525W to 4855N 6230W to Newfoundland near 4905N
5825W. Sea ice north and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4545N
4445W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

'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 ADT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located north of the St. Lawrence
River.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough currently over Quebec will continue to track
eastward today to lie over the central marine district this evening.
Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will switch to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake for eastern waters on
Sunday.

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

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