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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 13 April 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

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

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 13 April 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4728N 6452W to
4812N 6358W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N
6034W to 5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 13 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4550N 5410W to 4530N 4810W to 4625N 4635W to 5025N
4625W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 13 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from New Brunswick to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located from Anticosti Island
to Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday departing trough located over eastern
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure east of New Brunswick will move east of
forecast waters on Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead
of the trough will diminish in its wake. Winds could also reach gale
force southeasterlies overnight and into Sunday over Anticosti -
eastern half.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, east Scotian
Slope - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait and Gulf - Magdalen.

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