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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 04 April 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 near noon and to northeast 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 04 April 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 April 2020
Monday Wind light becoming westerly 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 April 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 April 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6005W to 4545N 5900W
to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:38 PM EDT 3 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5510W to 4425N 4720W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5825N 5445W to 6000N 5245W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5006N 6140W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5912W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 04 April 2020

'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 10:00 AM ADT 4 April 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 993 mb located south of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM ADT 4 April 2020 A low pressure system south of the marine waters will continue to
drift southward away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northeasterly winds over southern waters will gradually diminish as
the low tracks further away from the district and a ridge pushes down
from the north.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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