West Scotian Slope
Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 40 knots veering to west 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Friday evening.
Rain and showers this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5044N
5740W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 8:00 PM AST 26 January 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 8:00 PM AST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 974 mb located over
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 972 mb located over Labrador.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 974 mb located over Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:42 PM AST 26 January 2023 An intense low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
northeastward across Labrador later tonight and into the Labrador Sea
Friday morning. Storm force southerlies ahead of the associated cold
front will diminish to strong to gale force southwesterlies in the
wake of the front.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, and Anticosti - eastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait - northern
half and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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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