East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 December 2014

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Thursday afternoon then increasing to west 35 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning this evening. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 December 2014
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 December 2014
Friday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 December 2014

'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 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1000 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday quasi-stationary low 992 mb located near
Prince Edward Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:35 PM AST 17 December 2014 A low pressure system over the western marine district at forecast
time will track northeast to lie over Nova Scotia tonight then
Become quasi-stationary over the area. Strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low shift to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy and Grand Manan.

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