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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southerly 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to west 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 25 early Monday morning then diminishing to northerly 15 near noon Monday.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers or flurries Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 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 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2020

'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 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 999 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 990 mb located near Cape Breton Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday departing low 989 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located over the Great
Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:37 AM AST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will intensify as it
tracks eastward today. The disturbance will reach Cape Breton this
evening and Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southerly
winds are forecast ahead of the low while strong to gale force
easterlies are expected north of it. There is a possibility that
southerly winds could reach near storm force over Laurentian Fan this
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot
Strait.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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