Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 February 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwesterly 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Rain and fog patches beginning early this evening and ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 February 2019

'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 3:30 PM AST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM AST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure stretching from Anticosti Island to East
Scotian Slope will move east of the district later this evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough diminish to
moderate to strong west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Gale force northwesterlies will develop Sunday morning over northern
waters between the trough to the east and a ridge of high pressure to
the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northern half and
Anticosti.

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