Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 November 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 early this morning then diminishing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 25 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain changing to periods of snow or rain this morning and ending near noon. Chance of flurries beginning overnight.

Temperatures plus 10 falling to minus 1 Sunday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 November 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning and to 1 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 November 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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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 27 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 November 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 28 November 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Newfoundland to New
By 3:30 p.m. AST today weakening trough located over the southern
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday building ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 28 November 2015 A trough of low pressure stretching from Newfoundland to New
Brunswick will weaken as it drifts southward this morning. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies over Cabot Strait will diminish to strong
northerlies early this morning in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait.

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

Monday..Winds northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Tuesday..Winds southwesterly 15 knots. Waves zero to 1 metre.

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