East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 26 March 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 20 to 25 near midnight then increasing to northeast 30 early Wednesday morning.

Flurries or showers ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 March 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4615N 5900W to 4605N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4735N 5625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary trough located south of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:32 PM ADT 26 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will persist south of the district tonight
and Wednesday. Moderate to strong northerly winds over the slope
waters will increase to strong northeasterlies this evening. Over the
southern half of Laurentian Fan, those northeasterlies are forecast
to reach gale force on Wednesday as the trough intensifies. Elsewhere
across the district generally moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail tonight and Wednesday with occasional freezing spray expected
over most northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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