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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 20 late overnight then increasing to southwest 35 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late Saturday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Saturday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Laurentian Fan - northwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Laurentian Fan - southeastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

'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 8:00 PM AST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1012 mb located near
Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1009 mb located over LaHave Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system near Cape Cod will intensify as it tracks
eastward across the southern marine district tonight and Saturday
morning, reaching Banquereau by Saturday afternoon. Gale force
southwesterly winds south of the low will shift to strong
northwesterlies in its wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau -
southeastern half, and Laurentian Fan.

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

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