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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20 overnight. Wind north 20 Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024

East Scotian Slope - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

East Scotian Slope - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 16 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 999 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 994 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 17 April 2024 A deepening low pressure system east of Newfoundland will bring
strong to possibly gale force northerly winds to eastern waters on
Thursday.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 in
the afternoon. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

Friday..Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 in the morning
and to light later in the day. Sea state 1 to 2 metres diminishing to
1 or less.

Saturday..Southerly 10 to 15 increasing to 20 in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.

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