Laurentian Fan - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 September 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 late this morning then diminishing to variable 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 overnight then diminishing to north 25 to 30 Thursday evening.

A few showers changing to rain this morning with risk of thunderstorms then to a few showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 19 September 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 September 2018
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4815N 4800W to 5300N 4800W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan - southern half

Issued 08:27 AM ADT 19 September 2018

'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 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1003 mb located over northern East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1004 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing low located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located north of the Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 19 September 2018 A low pressure system over Northern East Scotian Slope this morning
will continue to track eastward across the southern marine waters
today. Strong southwesterlies are forecast south of the low with
strong to gale force northeasterlies north of it. Winds are expected
to slowly diminish on Thursday at the low pulls away from the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot
Strait southern half.

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