East Scotian Slope - eastern half
Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 early Saturday morning and to light near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Saturday afternoon and to southeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 992 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 972 mb located over the southeastern
At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1004 mb located over the East Coast
of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over New England.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:22 PM AST 15 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will
track northeastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force northerly winds are forecast over
southeastern waters as the low approaches. Winds will reach storm
force over the eastern half of Laurentian Fan late this evening.
On Saturday morning, a low will develop along the Eastern Seaboard
and track northward, pushing a trough into southwestern waters.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread across the
marine district ahead of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - western half,
Sable - western half, East Scotian Slope - western half,
Banquereau - eastern half, and Laurentian Fan - western half.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - western half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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