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West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots backing to north 20 to 25 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located from Laurentian Fan to
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located from Maine to the Quebec
Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM ADT 23 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
south today and will lie over East Scotian Slope tonight. The trough
will move northward to lie from Cabot Strait to Laurentian Fan
Wednesday evening. Strong easterlies over southeastern waters ahead
of the trough will veer to strong to gale force southerlies on
Wednesday as the trough moves northward.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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

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