West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 30 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 Wednesday evening.
Showers changing to flurries this evening and ending Wednesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM AST 18 January 2022
'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 18 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 979 mb located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday departing low 985 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1005 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 18 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Labrador will move to lie over
the Labrador Sea on Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure over the
Gulf of Maine Wednesday morning will move eastward across the marine
district Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night. Strong to gale
force westerly winds associated with the low will diminish briefly on
Wednesday as the ridge moves across the district. Another low
pressure system will approach from Quebec Wednesday afternoon
bringing strong to gale force southwesterlies late in the day.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy and Northumberland Strait.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen 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 half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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