East Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 near noon then increasing to variable 20 this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 25 to 35 near midnight and to northwest 40 to 50 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 35 Friday morning and to northwest 30 near noon Friday.
Chance of showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers or flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Scotian SlopeIssued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Banquereau.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located over the eastern Marine
At midnight AST tonight low located over Browns Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low located over the southwestern Grand
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM AST 11 February 2016 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track across the
southern marine district this morning. Strong to gale force westerly
winds are forecast over southern waters associated with this
disturbance. Another low pressure system will track across the slope
waters tonight into Friday morning. A period of gale to storm force
winds are forecast with this system.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and the
Southern half of Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank and LaHave Bank. Marine interests are also advised that
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan
..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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