East Scotian Slope
Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 40 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then backing to westerly 10 to 15 Friday evening.
Showers ending Friday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Scotian SlopeIssued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018
'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 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 992 mb located west of
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 975 mb located northeast of
At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:37 AM ADT 18 October 2018 A deepening low pressure system west of Anticosti Island will move to
lie northeast of Newfoundland this evening. Gale force
northwesterlies will spread to all waters in the wake of the low.
Winds may reach storm force over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and eastern
waters tonight. Wind will diminish from west to east on Friday as a
ridge of high pressure moves in.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- 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
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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