Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northerly 15 knots veering to easterly 15 early this evening then increasing to east 20 to 25 after midnight. Wind veering to southeast 30 Friday morning then to southerly 20 to 25 Friday evening.

A few showers ending this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Periods of rain and fog patches beginning after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 May 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2017
Saturday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5045N 5900W to Newfoundland near
5000N 5745W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5637W to 4415N 5600W to 4300N 5015W to 4300N 4800W to 4500N
4445W to 4600N 4445W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 996 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 994 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:01 AM ADT 25 May 2017 A low pressure system is forecast to approach from Cape Cod
Tonight to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia by Friday evening.
Strong to possibly gale force winds are expected with the low.

Marine interests are advised that higher than normal water
Levels are expected at high tides tonight and again Friday
Night. A high water level warning may be required for Friday
Night for coastal areas of Southwestern Nova Scotia,
New Brunswick coastline of Bay of Fundy and Bay of Chaleur.

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