Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 29 September 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight and to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 29 September 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 29 September 2016

'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 8:00 PM ADT 29 September 2016 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1014 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 999 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary high 1038 mb located
over eastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:32 PM ADT 29 September 2016 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will
intensify as it tracks northeastward this evening. Strong to gale
force northerly winds are forecast in the wake of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southern half and Laurentian Fan.

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