West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 November 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening. Wind west 20 to 25 Sunday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 27 November 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5600N 4945W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM AST 27 November 2021
'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 27 November 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 978 mb located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough from 980 mb low located
over southern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 27 November 2021 A low pressure centre near the Gaspé Peninsula will move into
Labrador tonight and track further away from the marine district
throughout the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterly winds associated with this system will gradually
diminish on Sunday in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.
Monday..Wind light early in the morning becoming easterly 25 to 30
knots near noon then backing to northerly 35 in Grand Manan and
Lurcher late in the afternoon, then spreading into Browns Bank in the
evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 2 to 3 south in the
Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 30 to 35 knots backing to west 30 in the
afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 metres in the morning over
southern waters, and near 2 metres for Grand Manan.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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 - 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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