Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 30 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to south 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to south 30 to 35 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches beginning Tuesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 March 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southerly 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 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 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from East Scotian Slope
to Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 30 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will track to lie over the western marine
district tonight and over the eastern marine district by Tuesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough shift
to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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