East Scotian Slope
Issued 10:00 AM AST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northeast 35 to 45 near noon and to northeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Wednesday evening.
Rain and fog patches ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon. Scattered showers Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4915N 4845W to 5120N 4710W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Scotian SlopeIssued 10:00 AM AST 07 February 2023
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 987 mb located south of West Scotian
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 989 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to New
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday weakening ridge located from
Newfoundland to Nova Scotia.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located over the eastern Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:37 AM AST 7 February 2023 An intense low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will move
slowly eastward to lie east of the marine district on Wednesday.
Gale to storm force northeasterlies over the southern half of the
marine district will gradually diminish today and tonight as the low
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf - Magdalen -
eastern half, Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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 - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- 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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