Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 October 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 early this evening and to northwest 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

A few showers beginning early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 October 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 20 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 20 October 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 20 October 2017 A trough of low pressure will continue to move across the district
today to lie southeast of the district overnight. Strong
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind it. Winds over western waters will
gradually diminish on Saturday as a ridge approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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