Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 after midnight and to southeast 30 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late Saturday morning and to northwest 50 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to northwest 40 Saturday afternoon and to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain at times heavy beginning late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms changing to a few showers Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 2 to 3 after midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning and to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 976 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 959 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of this system early Friday morning then shift to
gale to storm force westerlies behind it. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies late on Friday as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher
and southwestern shore.

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

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: