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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening and to southerly 40 near midnight. Wind veering to westerly 40 after midnight then diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to showers Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeasterly 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to west 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 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 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4630N 6145W
to 4705N 6300W to 4910N 6100W to Quebec near 5125N 5710W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5125N 5415W to 5210N 5205W to 5530N 5400W to 6100N
5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 November 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 10:00 AM AST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening trough located west of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 22 November 2019 A deepening trough of low pressure will approach western waters
tonight and move to lie near the Cabot Strait Saturday morning. Winds
will increase to strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough
then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy and Anticosti-eastern half.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday...Winds light increasing to easterly 25 to 35 knots late in
the day.
Monday...Winds westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20
In the evening.
Tuesday...Winds westerly 10 to 15 knots.

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