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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 15 knots veering to northerly 15 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 overnight. Wind veering to easterly 25 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

Rain and fog patches ending this morning. Periods of rain Tuesday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 April 2024
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon then backing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwesterly 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1000 mb located north of the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over eastern Anticosti
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday approaching warm front from low located
south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 22 April 2024 A low pressure system over Eastern Quebec will intensify as it moves
northeast to Labrador by this evening. Strong to gale force
westerlies will develop southwest of the low today over northern
waters. A second low approaching from the southwest will give strong
to possibly gale force northeasterlies over slope waters late on
Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Chaleur - Miscou - eastern
half, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

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