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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to southeast 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Monday and to southeast 50 Monday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Rain and fog patches Monday late in the day with a risk of thunderstorms.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 13 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon and to 6 to 8 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southerly 45 knots veering to westerly 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 30 knots backing to south 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 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 EST 15 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 15 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2022

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM AST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 959 mb located north of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 964 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 979 mb located over southern Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1034 mb located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday high 1030 mb located over the southeastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish from west to
east today as a ridge approaches from the west.

Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the region
spreading gale to storm force southeasterly winds across the district
later in the day on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope and Fourchu. Gales warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Additionally, freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters.

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