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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 15 Sunday evening.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers near noon and ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019

'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 3:00 AM AST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located over LaHave Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system over LaHave Bank will intensify as it tracks
eastward across the southern marine district today. The low will move
to lie east of Newfoundland by evening. Gale force southwesterly
winds south of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies in its
wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day today bringing
freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau -
southeastern half, and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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