Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 15 early this morning then to east 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southeast 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 35 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers ending this afternoon. Rain and fog patches beginning near midnight with risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016

'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 3:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1013 mb located near Long
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 28 October 2016 A deepening low pressure system near Long Island early this morning
will pass over the southwestern shore marine area overnight to
eventually lie southeast of Cape Breton Island Saturday evening.
Gale force east to southeast winds will develop ahead of the low and
could possibly approach storm force over the eastern half of the
district tonight and Saturday. Over the Gulf of St Lawrence waters,
easterly winds developing later today are currently expected to
remain just below gale force.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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