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Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 09 April 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to easterly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Friday morning then diminishing to southwest 30 near noon Friday.

Showers or flurries ending this afternoon. Periods of rain overnight and Friday. Risk of thunderstorms Friday morning. Fog patches forming Friday morning and dissipating near noon Friday.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 09 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 09 April 2020
Saturday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 5950W to 4555N 5930W
to 4725N 6030W to 4840N 6230W to 4925N 6015W to 4730N 5925W to
Newfoundland near 4725N 5535W. Sea ice west north and east of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 8 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4420N 4735W to 4605N 4455W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4843N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 09 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 988 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 988 mb located east of the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 970 mb located west of the Bay of Fundy.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 970 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 9 April 2020 An intense low pressure system will approach the marine district from
the west today to lie near the Gulf of Maine this evening. The low
will then track northeastward reaching Gulf - Magdalen Friday
evening. Gale force southeasterly winds ahead of the disturbance will
begin over western marine areas this evening and will reach remaining
waters by Friday morning. Winds will increase to storm force
easterlies over some regions in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Friday

In addition, due to a series of abnormally high astronomical tides,
this system will bring higher than normal water levels and a
likelihood of coastal flooding to areas along the Bay of Fundy during
high tide late Thursday evening. Also from Miramichi northward to
the Acadian Coast and the Bay of Chaleur early Friday morning, and
near noon on Friday along the coasts of iles de la Madeleine.
Marine interests are advised that a high water level warning is in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Gulf-Magdalen and
Chaleur-Miscou. There may also be some minor flooding along parts of
the Northumberland Strait coast of Prince Edward Island near noon on

Marine interests are also advised that storm warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti -
southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

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