West Scotian Slope


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots tonight and Monday.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 March 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 40.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 30 to 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4535N 5900W to 4705N 5900W to 4700N 5715W to Newfoundland near
4730N 5610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5517W to 4545N 5330W to 4515N 4745W to 4515N 4600W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary low located northeast
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM ADT 18 March 2018 A quasi-stationary low pressure system northeast of the district will
maintain a cold and unstable flow over the region for the next few
days. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will persist
across the marine district throughout much of the forecast period.
Freezing spray is expected over all areas except southernmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern
shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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