West Scotian Slope - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 early this evening then veering to south 20 to 25 overnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4708N 5256W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4830W to 4630N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over West Scotian Slope.
By noon ADT today departing low 1007 mb located over southeastern
Banquereau.

At 6:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 1002 mb located over Browns Bank.
By 6:00 p.m. ADT Thursday weakening low located over Cape Breton
Island.

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