Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 21 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeasterly 35 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain and fog banks. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 October 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20.

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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 EDT 21 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 21 October 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 8:00 PM ADT 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1000 mb located southwest of the
Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 986 mb located over New England.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low located south of West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 21 October 2016 A couple of low pressure systems will approach the marine district
tonight and Saturday. One low will move into New England Saturday
morning while the second low will track south of Nova Scotia during
the day Saturday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the lows then shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies
in their wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..East Scotian Slope..Banquereau..Laurentian
Fan..And Anticosti.

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