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Laurentian Fan - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northerly 20 near midnight then backing to northwest 15 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday evening.

Showers or flurries ending Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2021

Laurentian Fan - northwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Laurentian Fan - southeastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 early Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 990 mb located southeast of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 987 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 988 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 982 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM AST 22 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Laurentian Fan will
continue to track northeastward this evening bringing gale force
northeasterly winds to southeasternmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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