Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots this afternoon and to south 30 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 30 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 30 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning this afternoon and ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5010N 5950W to
5100N 5820W to 5115N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4145N 5145W to 4145N 4915W to 4600N
3715W to 4730N 3715W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today dissipating ridge located south of Nova
Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 996 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system will track south of Cape Cod this morning to
lie near Sable Island tonight and Newfoundland Saturday morning.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low will become strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope..
Banquereau-southeastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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