Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 10 December 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots backing to northerly 30.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5035N 5920W to 5115N 5750W
to 5105N 5720W to 5040N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5035N 5725W. Sea
ice north and east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4830N 6415W to 4645N
6435W to New Brunswick near 4610N 6355W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 10 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 10 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 956 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM AST 10 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will remain
nearly stationary through the forecast period. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will persist over most of the district tonight and
Sunday.

Cold temperatures in the strong northwesterly flow over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence will give freezing spray tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait. Marine interests are also advised that
freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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