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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots backing to southeast 45 near noon then increasing to northwest 55 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 65 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 55 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 40 near noon Sunday and to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Rain ending Sunday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas building to 9 after midnight then subsiding to 6 Sunday morning and to 5 Sunday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 25 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4945N 5000W to 5000N 4800W to 5130N 4815W to 5815N
5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5755N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5705W to Newfoundland near 5104N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 05:38 AM AST 26 November 2022

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM AST 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today trough from 982 mb low located from Cape
Breton Island to Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 964 mb located over the eastern
Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing low 964 mb located over
southeastern Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low 990 mb located near the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:51 AM AST 26 November 2022 A trough of low pressure over the central marine district will
intensify into a low pressure system over eastern marine waters on
Sunday. Gale to storm force winds are expected over most waters in
the vicinity of the low.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for East Scotian Slope - eastern half and Laurentian Fan.
Storm warnings are in effect for West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope - western half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait- southern half, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf
- Magdalen - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half and
Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Monday...

Lfa33: winds southwest 40 knots becoming west 25 near noon and
shifting to northwest 25 in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres
building to 3 metres in the morning.

Lfa34: winds southwest 35 knots shifting to west 25 by mid morning
then northwest 25 in the evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to
3 metres in the morning.

Tuesday...

Lfa33: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light. Seas 2 metres diminishing to 1 metre near noon.

Lfa34: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres diminishing to 1 late in
the afternoon.

Wednesday...

Lfa33: winds light increasing to south 15 in the afternoon and south
25 in the evening. Seas 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 in the
afternoon.

Lfa34: winds light increasing to southerly 20 knots near noon and to
25 to 30 in the afternoon. Seas 1 metre.

Higher than normal water levels are expected this evening for parts
of Northern Prince Edward Island. For New Brunswick there is a
similar threat for the Bay of Chaleur and also for northeast facing
shorelines from the Acadian Peninsula south to Kent County. There is
also a storm surge warning in effect for Antigonish County for this
evening. There may be minor flooding and overwash near high tide
between 5:00 and 8:00 P.M.

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