Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 09 October 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 near midnight and to south 30 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 40 to 45 late Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 to 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning this evening and ending late Saturday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 09 October 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Saturday morning and to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 09 October 2015

'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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 9 October 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Browns Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday intensifying trough located east of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM ADT 9 October 2015 A low pressure system approaching from New England will push a strong
frontal trough through the marine district later tonight and
Saturday. Strong to gale force south-southwesterlies ahead of the
trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.
Wind gusts to storm force are expected in honguedo strait on

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
eastern half of eastern shore, the eastern half of Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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