Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 25 late this morning then backing to north 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 20 Monday morning and to north 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Periods of rain or snow beginning this morning and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 19 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots becoming east 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4440N 5755W
to 4510N 5700W to 4645N 5655W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1011 mb located over West
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT today departing low 1002 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 9:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 19 April 2015 A low pressure centre over West Scotian Slope will deepen as it moves
to lie just south of Laurentian Fan this afternoon. Strong to gale
force northerly winds are expected north of the low over the slope
waters this morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

Outlook for the start up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Today..Winds northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 near
noon and to light this afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres diminishing to
zero to 1 in the evening.

Monday..Winds light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the
evening. Seas zero to 1 metres.

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