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Laurentian Fan

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 near noon then veering to west 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday afternoon then veering to east 30 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain and fog patches Wednesday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5030N 4700W to 5130N 4600W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 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 3:00 AM AST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 992 mb located south of Halifax.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 996 mb located over
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1007 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 995 mb located over West Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM AST 19 November 2019 A low pressure system south of Halifax will track northeastward
throughout the day and move over Newfoundland this evening. Strong to
gale force easterlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

A second low pressure system will develop near Cape Hatteras tonight
and move northward to lie over the slope waters on Wednesday.
This storm will bring gale force northeasterlies to the southern
marine waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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