Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 this afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 15 overnight then increasing to southwest 25 near noon Thursday.

Flurries ending near noon. Showers beginning Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 12 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind southerly 40 knots diminishing to westerly 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 knots veering to northeasterly 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots veering to east 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5905W to 4725N 6000W to 4800N 6145W to 4920N 6110W to
4920N 5950W to 5000N 5800W to 4810N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4740N
5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5124N 5532W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5015W to 5500N 5045W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5148N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5601W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 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 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 987 mb located over northern New
Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM AST 23 January 2019 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue to track
eastward away from the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds and freezing spray in the wake of the trough will
gradually diminish and subside today as a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.

A low pressure system near the Great Lakes this afternoon will track
northeastward reaching Northern New Brunswick by Thursday evening.
Increasing southerly winds ahead of the system will reach gale force
Thursday morning over western waters and spread eastward throughout
the day.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur-Miscou - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait - eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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