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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 20 early Saturday morning except southeast 25 over southwestern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Showers changing to rain near noon Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms today and Saturday. Fog patches over northern sections today and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 September 2021

East Scotian Slope - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

East Scotian Slope - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots backing to northerly 35 to 45 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to north 20.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 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 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 16 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5237N 5546W to 5300N 5430W to 5515N 5215W to 5800N 5700W to
6240N 6015W to 6310N 5640W to 5850N 5155W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line east-west over
Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying low 1012 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday intensifying low 1004 mb located near
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 AM ADT 17 September 2021 A low pressure system southeast of Cape Hatteras is expected to
intensify as it approaches the marine areas on Saturday. This low is
expected to give strong to gale force winds over the offshore waters
south of Nova Scotia on Sunday. As the low tracks over southeastern
waters later on Sunday, these winds may reach storm force.

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