Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30 this evening.

A few showers beginning this afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northerly 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 December 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located over Cabot Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low located east of Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM AST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system over Cabot Strait will drift eastward to lie
east of Banquereau Saturday morning. Gale to storm force easterlies
ahead of the low will diminish as it pulls away. Gale force
westerlies are expected south of the low today.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait-northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, Gulf-Magdalen northern half and Anticosti eastern half.

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