Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 35 knots with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to northeasterly 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 to 30 near noon Saturday.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwesterly 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwesterly 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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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 EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 02 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 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Cabot Strait.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday low located east of Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system east of Cabot Strait will move slowly to lie
east of Banquereau Saturday afternoon. Gale force easterlies north of
the low will diminish as it pulls away. Gale force westerlies are
expected south of the low tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait-northern half and Anticosti-eastern half.

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