West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots late overnight and to southwest 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 25 knots.
Monday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5700W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4700W to 4545N 4530W to 4800N
4530W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5026N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4929N 5803W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018

'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 ADT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough from low located over New Brunswick
extending southeastward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM ADT 24 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north tonight.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters on Friday ahead of the trough.

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

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