Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 late this evening then diminishing to westerly 25 Tuesday morning.

A few showers ending early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 November 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming west 15 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 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W 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 20 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 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 980 mb located over northern
Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM AST 20 November 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will continue to move
northward tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will persist
tonight then diminish somewhat and back to southwesterly on Tuesday.

Another low pressure system is forecast to move across southern
waters on Thursday. This low will likely give gales to southeastern
waters late on Thursday. Although there is still uncertainty in the
track of this low, the latest indications are that the low will track
across the slope waters Thursday afternoon or evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait - northern half and Anticosti.

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