Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 near midnight and to south 35 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 50 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to west 35 early Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning and to 6 to 8 near noon Tuesday then subsiding to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 35.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 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 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 15 October 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 8:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 998 mb located over
central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday intensifying low 966 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 15 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from
Quebec tonight and by Tuesday morning track over the Northern Gulf of
St. Lawrence and toward the Southern Labrador Sea by tomorrow
evening. Gale to storm force southerly winds will develop ahead of
this system and winds will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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