West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 December 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 35 knots veering to westerly 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then backing to west 10 to 15 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending near noon. Risk of thunderstorms early this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
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
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5445N 5000W to 5530N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6000W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 07:43 AM AST 03 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 3:00 AM AST 3 December 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 970 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching ridge located over New
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:43 AM AST 3 December 2021 A low pressure system will continue to track across Quebec today and
move into Labrador tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds
ahead of the low will become strong to gale force westerly in its
wake. Colder air will move in with the westerly flow and give
freezing spray to some northern waters on Saturday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti.
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
- 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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