Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 35 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 late this afternoon and to westerly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016

'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 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low located over southeastern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday weakening low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM ADT 24 October 2016 A low pressure system over Southeastern Quebec will gradually weaken
today and tonight as it moves to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies south of the low
will diminish today.

Another low pressure system will track across southern portions of
the slope waters this afternoon and this evening. A brief period of
southerly gales is expected this evening over Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen
and Chaleur-Miscou.

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