West Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 October 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 early Monday morning.

A few showers ending after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Showers beginning near noon Monday. Risk of thunderstorms Monday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 October 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 October 2016

'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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 October 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 982 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday low 990 mb located north of Anticosti

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 23 October 2016 A low pressure system over Southern Quebec will gradually weaken as
it moves eastward tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds over western waters south of the system will
continue to spread eastward tonight. Winds will gradually diminishing
late in the day on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti.

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