West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022
Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Monday morning and to southeast 50 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Monday evening.
Flurries ending this evening. Rain Monday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Monday afternoon.
Temperatures zero rising to plus 15 Monday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 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 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located north of
At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today high 1034 mb located over the southwestern
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday high 1030 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:17 PM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish from west to
east today as a ridge approaches from the west.
Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the region
spreading gale to storm force southeasterly winds across the district
later in the day on Monday.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for
All remaining waters.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank and
West Scotian Slope.
Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels and rough seas are expected along the Atlantic Coast
Near high tides on Monday evening.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- 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 - 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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