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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southerly 25 this afternoon then becoming northwesterly 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning and to light Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 25 knots.

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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 EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5048N 5601W to 5030N 5445W to 5245N 5000W to 5400N 5000W to 5515N
5200W to 5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct 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

West Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 October 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 ADT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying trough from 1007 mb low
located over New England extending southward.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough from 1003 mb low located over
Anticosti Island extending southeastward.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM ADT 23 October 2019 An intensifying trough of low pressure over New England will
Move over the central marine district this afternoon then east
Of Laurentian Fan late in the day Thursday. Winds will increase to
strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough then shift
to generally strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Georges Bank, Banquereau - eastern half and
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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