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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 January 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming southwest 25 late overnight. Wind southwest 25 Monday.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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 2:30 PM EST 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 January 2021

'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 17 January 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 975 mb located west of Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday departing low 983 mb located north of
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:18 PM AST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system west of Anticosti Island will move north to lie
over Western Labrador Monday afternoon and then depart Monday
evening. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will slowly
diminish as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur -
Miscou.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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