Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to south 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 25 near noon Monday then veering to southwest 30 early Monday evening.

Chance of showers Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 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 28 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4845W to 5030N 4630W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 August 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 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday low 1007 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday deepening low 999 mb located east of
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Quebec will
cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday. This will give strong south
to southwest winds ahead of the low, shifting to strong to possibly
gale force northwesterlies over parts of the gulf and eastern waters.
Warnings may be required for late Monday.

As of 8:00 PM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.8 degrees
north and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 100 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 962 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 4 knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast
waters.

Tropical depression 8 has formed west-southwest of Bermuda. As of
3:00 PM ADT the depression is located near 32.0 degrees north
And 71.5 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently moving west at 8
knots.

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine sometime
Monday. At this point in time it's too soon to determine what, if
any, impacts it will have on Canadian waters.

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