West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind veering to northwest 15 Friday evening.
Periods of rain or thunderstorms changing to showers this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5630W to 5025N 5315W to 5430N 5210W to 5700N 5400W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5027N 5726W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM ADT 22 August 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 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1010 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1007 mb located over Banquereau.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday weakening low 1007 mb located over the
St. Lawrence River.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:17 PM ADT 22 August 2019 A developing low pressure system west of Georges Bank will track
across the slope waters tonight to lie over Southern Banquereau
Friday morning. Southwesterly winds are forecast to increase to
strong to gale force near this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
At noon today, tropical depression Chantal was located near 38.8
north 43.8 west. Maximum sustained winds were 30 knots. Chantal was
moving east at about 15 knots, with a central pressure of 1010 MB.
Chantal is not expected to pose a threat to the marine district.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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
- 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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