West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southerly 35 knots increasing to southwest 40 to 50 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 35 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 this afternoon then veering to northwest 25 overnight. Wind veering to north 20 Tuesday morning then diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of rain or a few thunderstorms ending this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 27 November 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5400W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 03:00 AM AST 28 November 2022
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 982 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:00 AM AST 28 November 2022 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will track across
The district to lie over Newfoundland this evening. Gale to storm
force southwesterlies will prevail near and south of the low.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy,
Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur-Miscou.
A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.
Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.
Lfa33: winds north 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 in the morning
then to light in the afternoon. Seas 2 metres diminishing to 1 metre
late in the afternoon.
Lfa34: winds north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in
the morning and to light near noon. Seas 2 metres diminishing
To 1 late in the afternoon.
Lfa33: winds light increasing to southeast 20 near noon and to
southeast 25 late in the afternoon. Seas 1 metre increasing to
1 to 2 in the afternoon.
Lfa34: winds southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast
20 knots in the morning and to southeast 25to 30 late in the
afternoon. Seas 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 in the afternoon.
Lfa33: winds south 40 to 50 knots becoming west 30 in the morning.
Seas 4 to 6 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the afternoon.
Lfa34: winds south 40 to 50 knots becoming west 30 early in the
morning. Seas 3 to 5 metres diminishing to near 3 in the afternoon.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern 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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