East Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM AST 05 February 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Monday afternoon then increasing to northeast 45 Monday evening.
Showers changing to rain and fog patches Monday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
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 4352N 6447W 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 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM AST 05 February 2023
'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 3:30 PM AST 5 February 2023 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over the Grand
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located over Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 989 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 5 February 2023 A trough approaching from Quebec will move to lie over Newfoundland
by Monday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected
ahead of the trough. Late on Monday an intense low pressure system
approaching from the southwest will bring gale to storm force
northeasterlies to southern waters.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect
For Georges Bank and West Scotian Slope. Gale warnings are in
Effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau - northern
Half, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti - southeastern
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- 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
- 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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