East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this morning and to westerly 20 early this evening. Wind backing to south 20 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to south 30 Wednesday evening.

A few showers ending this morning. Rain at times heavy beginning Wednesday evening with risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 November 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind northerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light becoming west 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 November 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 3:00 AM AST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 982 mb located over Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Anticosti Island
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 AM AST 21 November 2017 A low pressure system over Labrador this morning will continue to
move northward today. Strong to gale force westerlies associated with
this low will gradually diminish and back to southwesterly today.

A developing trough of low pressure over the Great Lakes tonight will
slide eastward to lie from Anticosti to Georges Bank by Wednesday
evening. Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast ahead of this
trough. Winds will shift to strong northwesterly behind it. Southerly
winds may strengthen to storm force over southernmost waters
Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait - northern half and Anticosti.

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