West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 28 September 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 25 this afternoon then backing to northeast 30 near midnight.

Rain ending early Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 September 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots veering to west 15 late in the day.

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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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1012 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 1016 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM ADT 28 September 2016 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will move to lie
just south of Georges Bank by this evening and then track
northeastward to lie over Laurentian Fan on Thursday afternoon.
Strong easterly winds ahead of this system could reach gale force.
Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast with this system over
Laurentian Fan on Thursday. Strong northerly winds could also reach
gale force in the wake of this low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southern half.

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