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Laurentian Fan - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 near noon then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 Monday morning and to southwest 15 Monday evening.

Rain ending this afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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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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

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W 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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 977 mb located over Prince Edward
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 976 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing low 982 mb located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system over Prince Edward Island will move north to
lie over Western Labrador Monday afternoon. Gale to storm force
southeasterly winds ahead of this system will veer to strong to gale
force southwesterlies as the low moves northward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau - western half, Laurentian Fan - western half,
Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Northumberland Strait -
western half.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for near high tide near noon today.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early this evening.

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