Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this morning and to southeast 35 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 this afternoon then diminishing to southerly 25 this evening. Wind veering to southwesterly 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers this evening. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 overnight and to 4 near noon Saturday. Seas building to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwesterly 20 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019

'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 ADT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 993 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 979 mb located over southern Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday departing low 986 mb located over the
eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 22 March 2019 A developing low pressure system will approach southwestern waters
this morning and will move to lie over Southern Maine this evening.
The low will then drift eastward to lie over the Eastern Gulf of St.
Lawrence Saturday evening. Winds will increase to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be expected
during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and parts of
the Bay of Fundy coast today and Saturday.

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