Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 55 knots with gusts to 75 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to southwest 50 this morning and to west 35 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 30 Monday morning and to west 15 Monday evening.

Rain at times heavy and fog patches changing to flurries this morning and ending Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Monday evening.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 9 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 metres building to 7 to 9 early this morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 50 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6220W to 4855N 6105W to 4930N 6120W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east 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 24 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5100N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 04:36 AM AST 25 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 04:36 AM AST 25 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:00 AM AST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 962 mb located over Prince
Edward Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 950 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 945 mb located northeast
of Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:40 AM AST 25 January 2015 ..High water level warning ended..

An intense low pressure system near Prince Edward Island will
continue to track northeastward today to lie northeast of Labrador by
this evening. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of this system
will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges
Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope where
gale warnings are in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Banquereau - northwestern half..Cabot Strait..
Northumberland Strait - eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti.

In addition higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf
can be expected along the coast of Western Cape Breton and the
gulf-facing coast of Eastern Prince Edward Island this morning.

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