West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southwest 45 early this evening then veering to westerly 35 Saturday afternoon.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon tonight and Saturday morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM ADT 22 March 2019
'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 ADT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 981 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 978 mb located over southern Maine.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 981 mb located over southern New
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 984 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:18 PM ADT 22 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will move northeastward
to lie over Southern Maine this evening. The low will then move
across Southern New Brunswick Saturday morning to eventually lie over
the Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence Saturday evening. East to
Southeast gales developing ahead of the low are expected to reach
storm force this evening over the northern half of Cabot Strait.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies over most
waters overnight as the low moves over Southern New Brunswick before
eventually shifting to a more northwesterly direction Saturday
evening behind the low.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be
expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and
parts of the Bay of Fundy coast tonight and Saturday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- 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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