East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 20 after midnight then increasing to north 25 early Friday morning.

A few showers beginning late this afternoon and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 January 2017
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots veering to northerly 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 998 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday intensifying low 984 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 974 mb located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
northern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM AST 19 January 2017 A deepening low south of West Scotian Slope will track eastward to
lie south of Laurentian Fan this evening, then will curve towards the
Grand Banks of Newfoundland on Friday. This low is giving strong
easterlies to southern waters, which will increase on Friday to gale
to possibly storm force northerlies over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-eastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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