West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 50 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 overnight and to northwest 20 Sunday morning. Wind backing to west 15 Sunday afternoon then increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 25 November 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4945N 5000W to 5000N 4800W to 5130N 4815W to 5815N
5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5755N 4510W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5705W to Newfoundland near 5104N 5650W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 05:38 AM AST 26 November 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 3:00 AM AST 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today trough from 982 mb low located from Cape
Breton Island to Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 964 mb located over the eastern
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing low 964 mb located over
southeastern Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low 990 mb located near the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 6:51 AM AST 26 November 2022 A trough of low pressure over the central marine district will
intensify into a low pressure system over eastern marine waters on
Sunday. Gale to storm force winds are expected over most waters in
the vicinity of the low.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for East Scotian Slope - eastern half and Laurentian Fan.
Storm warnings are in effect for West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope - western half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait- southern half, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf
- Magdalen - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half and
Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.
Lfa33: winds southwest 40 knots becoming west 25 near noon and
shifting to northwest 25 in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres
building to 3 metres in the morning.
Lfa34: winds southwest 35 knots shifting to west 25 by mid morning
then northwest 25 in the evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to
3 metres in the morning.
Lfa33: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light. Seas 2 metres diminishing to 1 metre near noon.
Lfa34: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres diminishing to 1 late in
Lfa33: winds light increasing to south 15 in the afternoon and south
25 in the evening. Seas 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 in the
Lfa34: winds light increasing to southerly 20 knots near noon and to
25 to 30 in the afternoon. Seas 1 metre.
Higher than normal water levels are expected this evening for parts
of Northern Prince Edward Island. For New Brunswick there is a
similar threat for the Bay of Chaleur and also for northeast facing
shorelines from the Acadian Peninsula south to Kent County. There is
also a storm surge warning in effect for Antigonish County for this
evening. There may be minor flooding and overwash near high tide
between 5:00 and 8:00 P.M.
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 - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- 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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