West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches over northern sections today and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots becoming northerly 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 30 knots diminishing to northerly 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly 15 knots diminishing to light.

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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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6100N 5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 1001 mb low located from the
Great Northern Peninsula to Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from 994 mb low located from the
Avalon Peninsula to Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday warm front from low located from
Anticosti Island to Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 26 September 2017 At 9:00 AM ADT hurricane Lee was located near 29.9 north, 53.0 west
or about 620 nautical miles east-southeast of Bermuda. Maximum
sustained winds were 85 knots, the central pressure was 977
millibars. Lee is moving west-southwest at about 9 knots.

Lee is not expected to affect Canadian forecast waters at this time.

At 9:00 AM ADT hurricane Maria was located near 33.3 north, 73.1 west
or about 170 nautical miles southeast of Cape Hatteras. Maximum
sustained winds were 65 knots, central pressure was 970 millibars.
Maria is moving north at 6 knots.

Maria will be slowing down tonight and pass east of the coast of
North Carolina. It will then turn northeast and approach the Southern
Grand Banks late this week. Minimal effects are expected for the
Maritimes except strong to possible gale force northerlies for
southernmost waters.

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