East Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon then backing to west 20 early this evening. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 late overnight then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming northwest 30.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 November 2017

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 975 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 983 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located over the Gulf
of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Gulf of St Lawrence will
track northeastward across Northern Newfoundland today. Gale to storm
force northwesterlies over Gulf waters diminish to strong to gale
force elsewhere. Winds will diminish over all waters later today as
the low pulls away to the northeast and a weak ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Northumberland
Strait - western half, Gulf-Magdalen -western half, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti.

Marine interests in the northern part of Cabot Strait are also
advised to expect higher than normal water levels today during high
tide along the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland from a combination of
storm surge and high waves and pounding surf. These conditions have
the potential to cause minor coastal flooding or infrastructure

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery. Sunday..
Winds westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 knots by the
Afternoon. Monday..Winds northwesterly 25 knots. Tuesday..Winds
northwesterly 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon.

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