West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 near noon and to light this evening. Wind becoming southeast 15 near noon Monday then veering to southwest 15 Monday evening.

Showers and fog banks beginning Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 29 April 2017

West Scotian Slope - northern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

West Scotian Slope - southern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing trough located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM ADT 30 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over eastern waters will pull away from the
district this morning. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds in
the wake of the trough will gradually diminish today and tonight as a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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