West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 April 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 35 knots increasing to southwest 45 this evening then diminishing to southwesterly 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 35 early Sunday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 30 Sunday evening.
Periods of rain and fog patches ending Sunday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms tonight and Sunday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 1 April 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5550W to 4425N 5400W to 4430N 4635W to 4815N 4345W to 5835N
5540W to 5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5829W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:32 PM ADT 01 April 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 ADT 1 April 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located east of Banquereau.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 988 mb located near the St. Lawrence
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 984 mb located east of the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:15 PM ADT 1 April 2023 A low pressure system will cross New Brunswick tonight to lie east of
the Gulf of St. Lawrence Sunday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of the low shift to gale to storm
force southwesterlies south of it. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in the wake of the low on Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Georges Bank - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher and
Northumberland Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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 - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- 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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