East Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 March 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 Saturday afternoon then veering to northeast 30 Saturday evening.



Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 March 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 March 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 30 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to northeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4515W to 4715N
4515W to 5100N 4700W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 5130W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 March 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 997 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located over northern Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM ADT 23 March 2018 A low pressure system over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward away from the district overnight. Generally strong
northerlies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening will increase
again to strong to gale force northeasterlies on Saturday as a ridge
of high pressure builds over Labrador.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou -
eastern half, and Anticosti-southeastern half.

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