Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 30 this evening.

Rain and fog patches ending late this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers overnight and Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from the St. Lawrence River
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:35 AM AST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the district
today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to strong to gale force behind it. A second trough will move
over northern waters Monday afternoon bringing gale force westerlies
in its wake over Anticosti in the evening.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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