Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 this afternoon and to west 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

A few showers or flurries beginning near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 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 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located from the Avalon
Peninsula to Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will track
eastward today to lie east of Newfoundland this evening. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies over southern waters will diminish this
afternoon as the low moves away. On Monday strong northerlies will
develop in the wake of the system and could reach gale force over
southern waters late in the day.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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