Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 May 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35 diminishing to southerly 15 to 20 this evening then veering to westerly 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending Saturday evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 May 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5040N 5920W to Newfoundland near
5000N 5745W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 May 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located near Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM ADT 26 May 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the Gulf of Maine is forecast
to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia this evening and track south of
Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to possibly gale force winds are
expected with the low.

Marine interests are advised that higher than normal water levels are
expected at high tides tonight. A high water level warning may be
required for coastal areas of Southwestern Nova Scotia, the New
Brunswick coastline of Bay of Fundy and Bay of Chaleur.

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