Lurcher

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwesterly 30 knots backing to west 20 to 25 late this morning then diminishing to west 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northeasterly 20 overnight. Wind backing to northwest 25 near noon Saturday.

A few flurries ending late this morning. Periods of snow beginning late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 14 December 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 late in the day.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 976 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 959 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over southeasternmost waters ahead of this system early
Friday morning then shift to gale to storm force westerlies behind
it. Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies late
in the day Friday as the low moves away from the district.

Marine interests are advised storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher
and southwestern shore.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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