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Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 35 early Thursday afternoon then veering to west 35 Thursday evening.

Showers near noon Thursday. Rain Thursday afternoon and evening. Snow or rain Thursday evening. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Thursday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind westerly 40 knots diminishing to westerly 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwesterly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2024

'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 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today cold front located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday cold front located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 28 February 2024 A strong cold front will continue to approach slowly from the west
this evening and move eastward across the marine district tonight and
Thursday. Gale force southerly winds ahead of the front will shift to
gale force westerlies in its wake. These westerlies are forecast
To reach storm force over the Bay of Chaleur Thursday morning for a
few hours.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East
Scotian Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

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