Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 26 April 2015

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 near midnight and to easterly 25 to 30 late overnight with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to easterly 15 late Monday afternoon then backing to northerly 15 Monday evening.

Showers changing to chance of flurries or showers Monday. Fog patches dissipating Monday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 April 2015
Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northern section today and Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4600N 5810W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the
northern section today and Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 April 2015

'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.

Special ice warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 April 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 992 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday low 995 mb located over western Nova Scotia.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday dissipating low 996 mb located over the
southwestern Marine District.

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