East Scotian Slope: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 16 April 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today cold front located on a line north-south
over eastern Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday weakening cold front located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Prince Edward Island.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM ADT 16 April 2014 A cold front just east of Cape Breton Island will move east of the
marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
the front will shift to strong west to northwesterlies in its wake,
except in Anticosti where gale force westerlies will persist this
evening. Gale force northeasterlies will develop over extreme
southern waters on Thursday as a low pressure system approaches from
the south.

Outlook for the startup of the eastern shore lobster fishery...
Friday..Wind east 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday..Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the
atfernoon.
Sunday..Wind northwest 20 knots.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.