Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Friday morning then becoming southeast 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending late this afternoon.

High today plus 8. Low tonight minus 1. High Friday plus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind southerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeasterly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4800N 6225W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday trough located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM AST 17 January 2019 A trough of low pressure will continue to move across the marine
district this morning. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of
the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
and usher in a very cold airmass with strong northwesterly winds
prompting widespread freezing spray over all but extreme southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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