Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 early Monday morning. Wind veering to northwest 20 near noon Monday then diminishing to northwest 15 early Monday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice along parts of the Cape Breton coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6000W to 4700N 6010W
to 4830N 6215W to 4910N 6110W to Newfoundland near 4825N 5915W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice along parts of the Cape
Breton coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 April 2017

'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 23 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight cold front located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Cabot Strait.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday high located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday high located over the Marine District.

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