West Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 09 October 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots early this evening and to southwest 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning after midnight and ending Saturday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 08 October 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to south 20 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Browns Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday intensifying trough located east of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 9 October 2015 A low pressure system approaching from New England later today will
push a strong frontal trough through the marine district tonight and
Saturday. Strong to gale force south-southwesterlies ahead of the
trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it with
winds possibly reaching near storm force over parts of the Gulf of St
Lawrence on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for the
eastern half of eastern shore, the eastern half of Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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