East Scotian Slope
Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening then veering to southwest 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 30 Wednesday afternoon.
Showers ending Wednesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers beginning Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6300W to to
Prince Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6235W
to 4705N 6405W to 4645N 6435W to 4805N 6420W to 4755N 6510W to 4830N
6400W to Quebec near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to
5005N 6415W to 4950N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Scotian SlopeIssued 10:00 AM AST 20 November 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 AST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 1009 mb located over Long
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1003 mb located near Lurcher.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday deepening low 996 mb located over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 978 mb located north of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM AST 20 November 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will intensify
as it tracks across Nova Scotia tonight before eventually tracking
north of Newfoundland late on Tuesday. Westerly gales are expected to
develop over southwestern waters tonight and spread to eastern waters
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy and the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- 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
- 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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