East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to northeast 25 this afternoon. Wind northeast 25 tonight and Monday.

Showers or a few thunderstorms ending this morning. Showers over southern sections tonight and Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 August 2018

East Scotian Slope - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

East Scotian Slope - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 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 Wreckhouse
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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 18 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4500W to 5100N
4800W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1005 mb located over Fourchu.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday low 1010 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 1005 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday quasi-stationary trough from 1010 mb low
located south of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM ADT 19 August 2018 A low pressure system over Fourchu will track slowly eastward to exit
the marine district by this evening. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies to the north of the low will diminish today as it
moves off.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half and Cabot Strait - southern half.

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