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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 19 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 35 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Showers this evening. Flurries Monday.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 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 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 EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM AST 19 January 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 8:00 PM AST 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 988 mb located east of Cape Breton
Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday departing low 989 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located over the Great
Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM AST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system east of Cape Breton Island will track towards
Newfoundland tonight before departing northeast of Newfoundland
Monday morning. Strong to gale force southerly winds are forecast
ahead of the low while strong to gale force easterlies are expected
north of it. There is a possibility that southerly winds could reach
near storm force over Laurentian Fan this evening. Later tonight
generally strong northerlies will prevail across the district behind
the low before diminishing somewhat by Monday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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