East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 40 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then backing to westerly 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers ending Friday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning and to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 992 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 975 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM ADT 18 October 2018 A deepening low pressure system west of Anticosti Island will move to
lie northeast of Newfoundland this evening. Gale force
northwesterlies will spread to all waters in the wake of the low.
Winds may reach storm force over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and eastern
waters tonight. Wind will diminish from west to east on Friday as a
ridge of high pressure moves in.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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