Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southerly 20 knots veering to west 20 this morning then increasing to northwest 30 this afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 4 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 March 2017

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 ADT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southwestern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 25 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will give freezing spray to Gulf
waters this afternoon and Sunday. Freezing spray will develop over
eastern waters overnight Saturday or Sunday morning.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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