East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southerly 35 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 20 early Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 15 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 February 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west this evening and move across the district on Saturday.
Increasing southeasterly winds ahead of the trough over western
waters and spread eastward tonight. Marginal gales are expected over
extreme southern waters while gale to near storm force
southeasterlies are forecast over northern waters. Winds diminish to
moderate to strong westerlies in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

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