Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 September 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 early this evening and to northwest 25 to 30 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Monday evening.

A few showers changing to chance of showers Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 September 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 September 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.

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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 24 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6000W to 4930N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5807W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 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 3:00 AM ADT 25 September 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM ADT 25 September 2016 An outbreak of cold air combined with warm waters and favourable
atmospheric conditions will give the potential for waterspout
development today over Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence waters, and the
eastern half of the Northumberland Strait.

Marine interests are advised that a waterspout watch is in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen and the Northumberland Strait.

As of 3:00 AM ADT the center of tropical storm Karl was located near
latitude 36.0 north and longitude 55.8 west. Maximum sustained winds
were 55 knots and minimum central pressure was 991 MB. Karl was
moving toward the northeast at 30 knots.

This storm will not have any significant impact on Atlantic Canada.

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