Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 09 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25 this evening then backing to west 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Monday evening.

Flurries changing to showers late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 09 December 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Monday morning and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 09 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind northerly 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 09 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 9 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 970 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday trough located near Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 9 December 2018 An intensifying low pressure system currently northeast of
Newfoundland will continue to pull away this evening. Northwesterly
gales over eastern waters will diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure builds south of the Maritimes. Freezing spray conditions
over northern waters will gradually diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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