Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southerly 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Thursday evening.

A few showers and fog patches beginning Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4545N 6005W to 4550N
5850W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4630W to 4615N 4515W to 4730N
4430W to 4815N 4430W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5059N 5853W to Newfoundland near 5019N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located east of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1001 mb located southwest of New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday intensifying low 994 mb located over
northwestern New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:24 AM ADT 25 April 2018 A low pressure system will track from southwest of New England this
evening to lie over Northwestern New Brunswick Thursday evening.
Southeasterly winds are forecast near 30 knots for the entire marine
district on Thursday. These winds are currently forecast to remain
below gale force. However, should this system intensify more than
expected at this time, gale warnings may need to be issued later
today or tonight.

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