East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain beginning Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 near noon Tuesday and to 4 to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 3:30 PM AST 23 January 2017

'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 3:30 PM AST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 990 mb located near the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM AST 23 January 2017 A low pressure system near mid-Atlantic coast of the United States
will move slowly northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by Tuesday
evening. Easterly gales ahead of the low are expected to develop over
Georges Bank this evening and will slowly spread northeast to reach
eastern shore and Sable by Tuesday evening. Beyond the current
forecast period, gales are likely to spread to most northern and
eastern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, and
East Scotian Slope.

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