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Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late this evening and to south 35 early Friday morning. Wind veering to west 40 Friday afternoon.

Scattered flurries changing to showers after midnight.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind west 35 knots increasing to west 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Monday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4551N 6200W to 4630N
6145W to 4700N 6330W to 4800N 6245W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5020N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then
northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over eastern Quebec.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from low located from Anticosti
Island to Grand Manan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM AST 2 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Central Quebec
will bring strong to gale force southerlies and gale force
northwesterlies across the marine region beginning Friday morning.
An extremely cold air mass will usher in behind this low, leading to
severe freezing spray on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Laurentian Fan and Banquereau - southeastern half.

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