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East Scotian Slope - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 25 knots increasing to easterly 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northerly 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday morning and to light near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southwest 15 Sunday evening.

Rain today and tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2022
Monday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 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 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 EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4830N 6315W to 4845N 6130W to
5000N 5830W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6524W to
Nova Scotia near 4504N 6501W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2022

'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 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today building ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1008 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 985 mb located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 22 January 2022 A deepening low will track south of the marine district today and
east of Laurentian Fan early Sunday morning. Strong to gale force
easterlies will develop this afternoon over southeastern waters.
Gale force northerlies are expected behind the low over Laurentian
Fan.

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

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti - northwestern
half.

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