West Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 13 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 near noon then veering to westerly 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to chance of showers tonight and Wednesday. Fog patches dissipating this evening.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 13 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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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 EDT 12 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over Cape Cod extending
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over New Brunswick extending

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located from Anticosti Island
to Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 AM ADT 13 October 2015 Outlook for the start up of the Upper Bay of Fundy lobster fishery.

Today..Winds light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots this morning
then increasing to southwest 20 this evening and to southwest 25
overnight. Seas zero to 1 metre today increasing to 1 to 2 metres
overnight and becoming choppy when the winds are against the ebbing

Wednesday..Winds southwest 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 in the
evening then veering to northwest 10 to 15 overnight into Thursday.
Seas 2 metres diminishing to near 1 overnight. Choppy conditions in
the early morning and again in the afternoon when the winds are
against the ebbing tide.

Thursday..Winds northwest 10 to 15 increasing to westerly 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 1 metre building to 1 metre in
the afternoon. Waves becoming choppy in the afternoon when winds are
against the Ebb tide.

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