West Scotian Slope
Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 30 late overnight and to easterly 40 to 50 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southerly 40 to 50 near noon Saturday.
Rain overnight and Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming early Saturday morning and dissipating Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6524W to Nova
Scotia near 4504N 6501W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4332N 6520W to 4500N
6045W to 4615N 5915W to 4818N 6122W to 4933N 5905W to 4725N 5945W to
Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice northwest then northeast of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
West Scotian SlopeIssued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 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 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight dissipating cold front located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 993 mb located east of
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 970 mb located over Browns Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:38 PM AST 28 January 2022 A developing low pressure system approaching from near Cape Hatteras
will intensify rapidly as it moves to lie over Browns Bank Saturday
evening. Gale to storm force northeasterlies are expected north of
the low with gale to storm force southerlies south of it.
Storm surge, rough surf and higher than normal water levels are
expected along the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape
Breton Island Saturday afternoon and again early on Sunday.
Storm surge, higher than normal water levels and ice rafting are
expected Saturday afternoon in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except for Chaleur-Miscou - western half. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan and all Gulf of St.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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 - 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
- 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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