Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots veering to northwesterly 15 to 20 near noon then to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning then becoming north 25 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending near noon. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4440N 5755W
to 4510N 5700W to 4645N 5655W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 April 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 10:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At noon ADT today departing trough located south of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1011 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Sunday departing low 1000 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM ADT 18 April 2015 A low pressure centre is expected to develop over the Gulf of Maine
this evening and deepen as it moves to lie just south of the
Laurentian Fan Sunday afternoon. Light winds become moderate to
strong southeasterly ahead of the low. Northerly gales are expected
in its wake.

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

Outlook for the start up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Today..Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to
15 early this afternoon. Northwesterly winds gusting to 25 knots
Will persist over Chedabucto bay into the evening before diminishing
to light.

Sunday..Winds north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 near noon
Sunday.

Monday..Winds variable 10 to 15 knots.

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