Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 11 December 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to easterly 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 30 to 40 late overnight and to northerly 50 to 60 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon and to north 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning after midnight and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 11 December 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 11 December 2018
Thursday Wind northerly 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 11 December 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 3:30 PM AST 11 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 958 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM AST 11 December 2018 An intensifying low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank
Tonight will move to lie near Laurentian Fan Wednesday morning.
This will give strong to gale force north to northeasterlies to slope
waters which will increase to gale to storm force northerlies for
easternmost waters. Cold northerlies developing behind the low
Will give freezing spray to parts of the north and western marine
district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for East Scotian Slope
and Banquereau-southeastern half.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti.

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