East Scotian Slope
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots veering to southeast 25 early this evening except west 30 over southwestern sections. Wind increasing to west 35 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Monday evening.
Rain and fog patches ending this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.
Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 March 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2023
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.
Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 26 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5525W to 4510N 5440W to 4345N 4745W to 4715N 4345W to 5835N
5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5920N 4845W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4850N 5827W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
East Scotian SlopeIssued 3:30 PM ADT 26 March 2023
'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 26 March 2023 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the western Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday trough located over Eastern Shore to
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM ADT 26 March 2023 A northwest-southeast oriented trough currently over the western
marine district will slowly track southeastward tonight and Monday.
Strong easterlies ahead of this trough tonight shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in behind.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is currently in
effect for East Scotian Slope.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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 - northeastern half
- Laurentian Fan - southwestern half
- 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
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