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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southerly 35 to 45 early this evening then increasing to south 50 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 45 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 14 December 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening and to 7 to 9 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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)

Storm warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 14 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM AST 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today warm front located from Cape Cod to
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing warm front located on a line
east-west over Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 PM AST 14 December 2019 A low pressure system centered over New England will move northeast
and lie over Western Labrador by Sunday evening. The warm front
extending east from the low will move north across the marine
district tonight and lie over Anticosti early Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force southerlies will continue as the low tracks into
Labrador.

The cold front from the low will extend south to Cape Cod this
evening and will move east to Banquereau by Sunday afternoon. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of it will veer to storm force
southwesterlies for Anticosti and gale force west to southwesterlies
elsewhere in the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon on
Sunday.

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