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Cabot Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots late this afternoon and to northeast 25 to 30 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 40 Tuesday morning then backing to northwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Friday Wind easterly 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5635W to 5005N 5240W to 5500N 5220W to 5600N 5300W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5820N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5027N 5726W to Quebec near 5109N 5838W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 06:23 AM ADT 26 August 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1012 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1006 mb located over eastern
East Scotian Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 998 mb located east of Cape Breton
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 26 August 2019 A low pressure system south of the slope waters this morning will
begin to intensify and move slowly northward reaching East Scotian
Slope this afternoon and then the Cabot Strait by Tuesday afternoon.

Ahead of this system, strong to gale force easterly winds will
develop today over most southern and eastern waters, followed by
strong to gale force northwest or westerly winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half.

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