East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 03 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to south 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to west 30 late Wednesday afternoon.

Rain beginning late overnight and ending Wednesday evening. Fog patches forming early Wednesday morning.

Low tonight zero. High Wednesday plus 14.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 03 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 4 to 6 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots veering to northerly 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM AST 03 March 2015

'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 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 3 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure will pass through the district tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies ahead of the ridge diminish to
light to moderate winds in its vicinity.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move through
maritime waters on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough veer to strong west to southwest winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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