Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwesterly 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to southwesterly 35 to 45 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 near noon Thursday then increasing to southerly 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 6 to 8 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to north 40 to 50 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 13 December 2017

'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 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 973 mb located over the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 959 mb located over western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 995 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 991 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM AST 13 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will continue to
deepen as it tracks northeastward to lie over Western Labrador by
Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along parts of the
Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and Western Cape Breton tonight.

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