West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Monday morning.

A few showers or a few flurries ending early Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 958 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 PM AST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will maintain strong
to gale force northwesterlies over most of the district this evening.
These winds will subside overnight as a ridge of high pressure
approaches the district from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern
shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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