Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwesterly 25 this evening then increasing to westerly 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 17 October 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018

'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 ADT 17 October 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 995 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 980 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM ADT 17 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west
tonight and deepen as it moves to lie near Eastern Newfoundland
Thursday evening. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over all
waters in the wake of the low. There is a slight risk of waterspouts
in the cold northwesterlies over southeastern portions of the Gulf of
St. Lawrence, including the Northumberland Strait early Thursday
morning and into the afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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