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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 07 February 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 45 knots diminishing to north 30 late overnight then backing to northwest 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to west 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today. Scattered showers Wednesday evening. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 near noon then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4915N 4845W to 5120N 4710W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 07 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 987 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 989 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to New
Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday weakening ridge located from
Newfoundland to Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM AST 7 February 2023 An intense low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will move
slowly eastward to lie east of the marine district on Wednesday.
Gale to storm force northeasterlies over the southern half of the
marine district will gradually diminish today and tonight as the low
moves away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf - Magdalen -
eastern half, Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti.

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