West Scotian Slope
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 3:03 PM EDT 13 August 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5129N 5724W to Newfoundland near 5101N 5652W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Watches (In effect)
Squall watch in effect
West Scotian SlopeIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
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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