West Scotian Slope
Issued 10:00 AM AST 08 December 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots early this afternoon and to easterly 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 near midnight then backing to north 45 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 late Thursday morning and to northwest 15 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers Thursday morning and ending Thursday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to 4845N
6158W to Labrador near 5116N 5728W. Sea ice south then north of the
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6237W
to 4721N 6425W to 4842N 6358W to Quebec near 4851N 6412W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4546N 6248W to Prince
Edward Island near 4558N 6244W. South of the ice edge. Ice west of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5550W to 5200N 5430W to 5245N 5000W to 5500N 4900W to
5745N 5715W to 6120N 5900W to 6205N 5355W to 5940N 4815W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 10:00 AM AST 08 December 2021
'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 10:00 AM AST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from the Gaspe Peninsula to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located from Anticosti
Island to the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 1007 mb located southwest of
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday deepening low 984 mb located over East
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:58 AM AST 8 December 2021 A developing low will approach the southern marine district late in
the day today and cross the slope waters on Thursday. This weather
system will bring widespread gale force winds tonight into Thursday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.
A freezing spray warning is also in effect for Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- 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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