East Scotian Slope
Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 this afternoon then increasing to west 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Thursday evening.
Showers or flurries beginning this evening changing to flurries Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures plus 9 falling to zero Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6300W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6230W
to 4720N 6430W to 4855N 6345W to 4925N 6525W to 4905N 6730W to 5005N
6600W to 4955N 5945W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice west of the
Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6415W to
4955N 6435W to 4945N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 4930W to 5300N 4930W to
5600N 5200W 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 21 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 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 993 mb located over
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 988 mb located north of
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located near
the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 988 mb located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:55 AM AST 21 November 2018 A low pressure system over Southwestern Newfoundland will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward to lie north of Newfoundland
this afternoon. Strong to gale force westerly winds over southern
waters will diminish slightly as the low moves further away from the
A second low will develop near the Bay of Fundy this evening and
intensify as it tracks northeastward tonight and Thursday. Gale force
northwesterly winds are expected to develop behind this system
And an unseasonably cold air mass will bring freezing spray over most
northern and Atlantic coastal regions.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf Magdalen - western half, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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
- 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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