Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 25 early this morning and to west 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 30 Monday morning and to west 20 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Monday evening.

Showers changing to flurries early this afternoon and ending Monday morning.

High today plus 7. Low tonight zero. High Monday plus 8.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to westerly 40 in the afternoon and to northwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to west 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 989 mb located over the eastern
By 7:30 p.m. AST tonight departing low 984 mb located off Labrador

At 1:30 p.m. AST Monday intensifying low located near Long Island.
By 7:30 p.m. AST Monday low located east of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 1 February 2015 A low pressure system over the eastern Maritimes this morning will
drift northeastward today to lie off of the Labrador coast by this
evening. Gale force northwesterlies are forecast for today in its

Another low pressure system will approach the district as it tracks
along the U.S. seaboard late in the day Monday. Strong to gale force
easterlies with shift to gale force southerlies as the system nears.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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