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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 late overnight and to southeast 50 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 near noon Thursday.

Rain overnight and Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light.

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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 16 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5150N 5315W to 5330N 5100W to 5515N 5100W to
5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight high located over Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing high located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:37 PM ADT 16 October 2019 An intense trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
southwest overnight tonight and move to lie from the Gulf of St.
Lawrence to Laurentian Fan Thursday evening. Winds will increase to
gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the trough then shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Also, rough pounding surf can be expected along the Atlantic Coast of
Nova Scotia and portions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Thursday.

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