Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 20 to 25 this morning then to southwest 20 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 near noon Saturday then veering to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 13 December 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 2 to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 40.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 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 3:00 AM AST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Cabot Strait to
East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:34 AM AST 14 December 2018 A ridge of high pressure near Georges Bank will move eastward today
to lie south of the marine district this evening. Strong westerlies
over eastern and northern waters will back to strong southwesterlies
today as the ridge moves eastward.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will track across
the marine district on Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
will develop ahead of the trough tonight then veer to strong to gale
force northwesterlies on Saturday in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait -
northern half, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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