Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 near midnight and to westerly 15 early Friday evening.

Flurries ending early Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Friday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 985 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM ADT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track northeastward
this evening to lie northeast of Newfoundland tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies will diminish tonight as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore-eastern half,
Sable-eastern half, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all marine waters.

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