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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 19 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 February 2020

East Scotian Slope - eastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

East Scotian Slope - western half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 19 February 2020 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist tonight in the wake
of a departing trough of low pressure east of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian
Slope, Cabot Strait-northern half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half
and Anticosti.

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