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Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain tonight. Scattered showers Tuesday morning. Scattered flurries Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to zero Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 December 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4548N 6308W to Prince
Edward Island near 4608N 6314W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6321W
to 4742N 6413W to 4827N 6405W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4845N 6751W to 4951N 6624W
to Anticosti Island near 4935N 6346W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to 5118N 5746W to 5058N
5722W to Newfoundland near 4928N 5809W. Sea ice north then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 11 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5430N 5230W to 5545N 5230W to 5830N 5700W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2023

'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 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from Labrador
to Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday building ridge located southwest of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 11 December 2023 A strong trough of low pressure will approach from the west and cross
the marine district later today and tonight to lie east of the
district Tuesday morning. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of
the trough then shift to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Chaleur-Miscou western half.

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