West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 40 knots veering to southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to south 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Rain and fog patches ending Wednesday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located near Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight approaching low 988 mb located south of
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 987 mb located near Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 990 mb located near Sable Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM AST 24 January 2017 A low pressure system east of Cape Hatteras will move slowly
northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by evening. Easterly gales over
southwestern waters will spread across the marine district reaching
northern waters overnight or early Wednesday morning.
The low will move northeastward on Wednesday to lie over the central
marine district by Wednesday afternoon. Gale to near storm force
easterly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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
- 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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