West Scotian Slope: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 November 2014 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from the Gulf of Maine
to East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from Anticosti Island
to Banquereau.

At 5:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM AST 25 November 2014 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue to track
northeastward. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over Anticosti
will diminish tonight as the low moves away. Another low pressure
system will approach the southwestern marine areas late Wednesday
bringing gale force easterlies to southwestern waters Wednesday
evening.

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

Outlook for the start up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery:
Thursday..Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20
to 25 late in the day.

Friday..Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Saturday..Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.