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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then veering to northeast 20 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 31 March 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4500N 6000W
to 4520N 5900W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:19 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5250W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 994 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 31 March 2020 A low pressure system south of east scotia slope will drift eastward
today. Strong to gale force northerly winds north of the low will
diminish somewhat tonight as the low pulls away from the region.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti - southeastern half.

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