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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this morning and to northeast 35 near noon Saturday. Wind backing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches Saturday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots veering to southeast 15.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 22 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5548W to 5045N 5400W to 5100N 5030W to 5300N 4900W to
5630N 5100W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020

'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 3:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Labrador to Prince
Edward Island.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Epsilon 968 mb located at
35.8N 61.6W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday Hurricane Epsilon 968 mb located at
40.5N 56.9W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 23 October 2020 At 12:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 32.6
north and longitude 61.6 west or approximately 165 nautical miles
east of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 75 knots
and central pressure at 968 MB. Epsilon is moving north-northwest at
8 knots.

Epsilon is expected to make a turn to the north then northeast on
Saturday and pass through the Southern Grand Banks on Sunday as a
hurricane or strong post-tropical storm.

Strong to gale force east to northeast winds are expected to develop
over southern waters between hurricane epsilon and a ridge of high
pressure to its northeast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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