Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this morning and to light near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning.

A few showers ending Thursday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 06 October 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind light becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5445W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Joaquin 974 mb located at 40.4N
By 9:00 a.m. ADT today departing Hurricane Joaquin 970 mb located
at 41.0N 47.7W.

At 3:00 p.m. ADT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 6 October 2015 At 8:00 P.M. ADT...Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 39.5
north and longitude 55.1 west. Maximum sustained winds are estimated
at 70 knots and central pressure at 974 MB. Joaquin is moving
northeastward at 20 knots.

Gale warnings are in effect for Laurentian Fan - southern half.

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