East Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 April 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 early this morning then veering to northwest 20 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Showers ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 20 April 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4535N 6040W to 4530N
5840W to 4600N 5805W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5915W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4530W to 4815N
4530W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 April 2018

'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 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located near Sable Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 20 April 2018 A low pressure system near Sable Island at forecast time will
continue to track northeastward across the marine district today
To lie over Eastern Newfoundland later tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will become strong northwesterlies
in its wake. These northwesterlies will reach gale force over
Banquereau for a brief period this afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan and Banquereau-northern half.

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