West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 40 knots diminishing to northeast 30 this evening and to northeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 9 December 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5445W to
5825N 5315W to 5935N 5130W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 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 3:00 AM AST 10 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located south of the
At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary high 1050 mb located
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:59 AM AST 10 December 2022 A trough of low pressure sits south of the marine district this
morning, bringing gale force northeasterlies to portions of the
southern marine district. Winds will diminish throughout the day as
the trough continues to move south. A ridge of high pressure over
Quebec is enhancing a northerly flow over the Gulf of St. Lawrence,
bringing gale force winds this morning. This will begin to weaken by
this afternoon as the aforementioned trough pulls away, weakening the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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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