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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:51 AM ADT 14 August 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Squall watch in effect.

Wind light becoming variable 10 to 15 knots early this evening then becoming northeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Saturday morning and to northeast 30 Saturday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches over northern sections today and tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 14 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 14 August 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northeast 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind easterly 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 20 knots becoming northwesterly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:03 PM EDT 13 August 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5357W to 5125N 4850W to 5205N 4800W to 5300N 4805W to 5550N
5000W to 5900N 5700W to 6015N 5740W to 6100N 5600W to 5820N 4800W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5129N 5724W to Newfoundland near 5101N 5652W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 05:52 AM ADT 14 August 2020 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 35 knots and frequent lightning.

Locations: northeastern West Scotian Slope and northwestern East Scotian Slope.

Time span: into this morning.

Vessels without lightning protection should make their way to shore immediately. Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1014 mb located near Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 1006 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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