Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 Friday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Friday afternoon.

A few showers ending early this morning. Periods of rain and fog patches tonight and Friday. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 4 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4535N 6040W to 4530N
5840W to 4600N 5805W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5915W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4615W to 4645N 4545W to 4815N
4545W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line east-west over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 995 mb located near Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM ADT 19 April 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west this
afternoon and move to lie over Banquereau by Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southern half of Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, east Scotian
Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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