Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

West Scotian Slope

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to westerly 35 to 45 early this morning then diminishing to west 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending early this morning. Risk of thunderstorms early this morning. Showers this afternoon tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located over
western Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 976 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing low 982 mb located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:30 AM AST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system over Western Maine will track northeastward
today to lie near the Gaspé Peninsula this afternoon. The low will
then move northward to lie over Western Labrador Monday afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system will
veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies as the low moves
northeastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau -
western half, Laurentian Fan - western half, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for today near high tide near noon.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early this evening.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Features

Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?

Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)

Date modified: