Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 Saturday morning.

Showers and fog patches beginning near midnight and ending early Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 17 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind northerly 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4440N 5755W
to 4510N 5700W to 4645N 5655W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 17 April 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located south of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located southwest of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM ADT 17 April 2015 Outlook for the start up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Saturday..Winds northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10
to 15 in the afternoon then veering to northerly 15 to 20 in the
evening.
Sunday..Winds northeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in
the evening.
Monday..Winds variable 10 to 15 knots.

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