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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 14 June 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to variable 15 to 20 knots Saturday morning and to south 25 to 30 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to north 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning overnight becoming a few thunderstorms or rain Saturday morning. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 14 June 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 14 June 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2024 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 13 June 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4657N 5300W to 4815N 5125W to 5150N 4855W to 5725N 5105W to 5645N
4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5834W to Newfoundland near 4944N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 14 June 2024

'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 14 June 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 1003 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday high 1000 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located south of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the southern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM ADT 14 June 2024 A low pressure system southwest of the marine district Saturday
morning will track northeastward to lie over East Scotian Slope by
Saturday evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the
disturbance shift to strong northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are if effect for
West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

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