Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 this afternoon then increasing to south 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 early Monday morning.

Periods of rain beginning this afternoon and ending Monday afternoon. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 November 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 2 early this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming west 35.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 November 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 AST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 981 mb located over southern
Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 975 mb located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 19 November 2017 A developing low pressure system over Southern Quebec will track
northeastward today and move into Western Labrador Monday morning.
South to southeasterly winds ahead of this system will increase to
gale force across the marine district today. Winds will shift to
generally strong southwesterlies later tonight as the low passes
north of the region but will become gale force over the Northern Gulf
of St Lawrence as well as southwestern waters on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels can be expected near high tide this afternoon for the Bay of
Chaleur, the gulf coast from Miramichi north, and eastern facing
coastlines of the Gaspé Peninsula. Storm surge and waves are expected
to impact those areas this afternoon possibly causing minor flooding.

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