Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 near midnight.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain near midnight. Fog patches.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 late Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Laurentian Fan - northwestern half

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Laurentian Fan - southeastern half

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30.
Monday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from Georges Bank to

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM ADT 26 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine waters from the
west tonight. The trough will slowly move through the western
Half of the district on Friday to eventually lie on a line from
Georges Bank to Banquereau by Friday evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to moderate to strong
northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank.. Georges Bank.. Southwestern shore.. Lahave
Bank.. West Scotian Slope.. Sable.. East Scotian Slope..
Southern half of Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. A freezing
Spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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