Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening then building to 4 to 6 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 30 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 November 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 8:00 PM AST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 989 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:20 PM AST 17 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St Lawrence will continue
To track across the gulf tonight and then move eastward across
Newfoundland on Saturday. Southeasterly gales ahead of the low
Shift to strong to gale force west to northwest winds behind it.
The westerly winds will diminish over western waters on Saturday
As a weak ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur-Miscou western half.

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