Cabot Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 November 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 early this evening and to southwest 30 to 35 near midnight.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 November 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 November 2015
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to north 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots veering to north 25 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 November 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 November 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Gulf of Maine to the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 26 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Friday. Gale force southwesterlies are expected over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence

Outlook for the startup of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Northeast 15 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Monday..Northwest 20 to 25 knots becoming north 20 in the morning
then diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late in the day. Waves 1-2
metres diminishing to 1 or less.

Tuesday..Light winds.

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