East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 15 near noon then becoming south 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 overnight except southwest 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Saturday morning.

Showers ending early this morning. Showers overnight and Saturday morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 8 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 February 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4830W to 5000N 4645W to 5115N 4645W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1042 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1027 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today approaching trough located over the Great
Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:33 AM AST 23 February 2018 A cold northwesterly flow over eastern waters will diminish today as
an area of high pressure crosses the district.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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