Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 November 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 near midnight then veering to north 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of light rain beginning near midnight changing to periods of rain or snow early Saturday morning and ending Saturday afternoon.


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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 November 2015
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 20 to 25 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 knots veering to north 25 to 30.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.

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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 10:00 AM AST 27 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 10:00 AM AST 27 November 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Georges
Bank to the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Labrador to the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from the Avalon Peninsula
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 27 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will move into the Northern Gulf of St.
Lawrence this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected or occurring over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti southeastern half.

Outlook for the startup of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Winds light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Monday..Northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15
late in the day. Waves 1-2 metres diminishing to 1 or less.

Tuesday..Light winds becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late in
the day. Waves zero to 1 metres.

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