Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 03 May 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots Monday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 03 May 2015
Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 03 May 2015
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 6 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southern section today and Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4615N 5830W
to Newfoundland near 4740N 5750W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

6 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the
southern section today and Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5345W to 4215N 4945W to 4215N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 03 May 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 3 May 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching cold front located over
southern Quebec.

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