Lurcher

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 40 knots diminishing to variable 25 late this afternoon then increasing to northwesterly 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 25 Saturday morning then backing to westerly 20 Saturday evening.

Showers late this afternoon tonight and Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 November 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 3:30 PM AST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 988 mb located over Lurcher.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing low 976 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM AST 16 November 2018 An intensifying low pressure system over Lurcher will move east
northeastward tonight to lie over Southeastern Newfoundland Saturday
morning. Gale to storm force easterlies are expected ahead and south
of the low, while strong to gale force northeasterlies are expected
north of it. Winds will then switch to strong to gale force
westerlies behind this system except over southern and eastern waters
where gale to storm force westerlies are expected.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope and Banquereau.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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