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Laurentian Fan

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to south 30 this afternoon and to south 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 30 Tuesday morning and to westerly 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Scattered showers ending near noon. Rain overnight and Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 December 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2023
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 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 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 West Bay of Fundy – 44490 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4548N 6308W to Prince
Edward Island near 4608N 6314W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4845N 6751W
to 4951N 6624W to Quebec near 4935N 6346W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4630N 6321W to 4742N 6413W
to 4827N 6405W to Anticosti Island near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to 5118N 5746W to 5058N
5722W to Newfoundland near 4928N 5809W sea ice north then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 10 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5300W to 5600N 5300W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2023

'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 3:00 AM AST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday building ridge located southwest of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 11 December 2023 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west crossing the
marine district later today and tonight to lie east of the district
Tuesday morning. Winds will increase to gale to storm force
southerlies ahead of the trough then shift to strong westerlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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