East Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 November 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 15 near midnight then to west 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain today and this evening. Periods of rain Saturday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 November 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 November 2015
Sunday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 November 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Georges
Bank to the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Labrador to the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from the Avalon Peninsula
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 27 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will move into the Northern Gulf of St.
Lawrence this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected or occurring over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti southeastern half.

Outlook for the startup of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Winds light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Monday..Northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15
late in the day. Waves 1-2 metres diminishing to 1 or less.

Tuesday..Light winds becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late in
the day. Waves zero to 1 metres.

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