West Scotian Slope
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southerly 15 knots this morning and to northwest 30 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.
Scattered showers this morning becoming flurries or scattered showers and ending this evening. Scattered flurries overnight and Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 29 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5525W to 4430N 5300W to 4340N 4910W to 4400N 4720W to 4800N
4410W to 5835N 5540W to 5910N 5040W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5829W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
West Scotian SlopeIssued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 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 3:00 AM ADT 30 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Avalon Peninsula.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from Quebec to New Brunswick
then to Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:44 AM ADT 30 March 2023 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district from
west to east today and tonight. Strong northwesterlies in the wake of
the trough will increase to strong to gale force overnight tonight
Or Friday morning. These gales will begin to diminish Friday
afternoon or evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warning are in effect for West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Chaleur-Miscou - western half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur-Miscou.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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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