Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 after midnight and to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning and to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30 to 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 4 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4510N 5925W
to 4615N 5810W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice in the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5315W to 4630N 4345W to 4715N 4150W to 5015N 4144W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 4959W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 March 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 ADT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 26 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northeastern half and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northeastern
half and Anticosti.

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