East Scotian Slope - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 30 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 20 to 25 early Tuesday morning then to west 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning early this evening and ending near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 27 March 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 to 45.
Friday Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 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 EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4505N 6020W
to 4505N 5915W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday weakening ridge located from Labrador
to Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1015 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 1015 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM ADT 27 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to eastern waters
today.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Banquereau.

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