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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 August 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 this morning and to northeast 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 Sunday morning and to north 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon Sunday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 14 August 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 August 2020
Monday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 August 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5357W to 5120N 4830W to 5200N 4755W to 5300N 4755W to 5550N
5000W to 5900N 5700W to 6015N 5740W to 6100N 5600W to 5820N 4800W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5129N 5724W to Newfoundland near 5101N 5652W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 August 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 3:00 AM ADT 15 August 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Kyle 1003 mb located at
38.6N 69.0W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Kyle 999 mb located at
39.3N 66.9W.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Tropical Storm Kyle 1000 mb located at
40.7N 62.5W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday Tropical Storm Kyle 1000 mb located at
42.0N 58.3W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the Quebec Lower North
Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM ADT 15 August 2020 Tropical storm Kyle will pass just south of slope waters today and
Sunday. Easterly to northeasterly gales are expected to develop to
the north of the track this morning and to spread east through the
afternoon. Winds diminish to strong northeasterlies throughout the
day Sunday as the storm becomes post-tropical and tracks into the
Southern Grand Banks.

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

At 3.00 AM ADT today tropical storm Kyle is located at 38.6 north and
longitude 69.0 west, about 600 kilometres southwest of Yarmouth, Nova
Scotia. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 40 knots (75 km/h)
and central pressure of 1003 MB. Kyle is moving northeast at 14 knots
(26 km/h).

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