Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 15 near noon then increasing to southerly 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Thursday. Wind veering to north 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers changing to flurries late this evening and ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 993 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1001 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to
Newfoundland then to Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure over Southwestern Nova Scotia will cross the
province today to lie near Western Newfoundland this evening.
Gale force southerlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday
As an area of high pressure builds into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern
Shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Northumberland Strait western half..Gulf-Magdalen
Northwestern half..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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