Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 November 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then backing to southwest 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 after midnight.

A few flurries ending early this evening. A few flurries overnight and Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 3 Tuesday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 29 November 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 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 EST 29 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5430N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today building ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the western Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the southern Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM AST 30 November 2015 A large ridge of high pressure will slowly build over the Maritimes
today. Ahead of the ridge strong northwesterly winds combined with
cold air will give freezing spray to some northern waters this

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti and Northern Gulf-Magdalen.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Today..Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 20
early this morning and to light early this afternoon. Seas near 2
metre subsiding to 1 metre this afternoon.

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