Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening and to westerly 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to westerly 35.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4630W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 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 AST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 959 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system moving northeastward over the Labrador
Sea is keeping strong to gale force northwesterlies over most of the
district today. These winds will diminish this evening and overnight
into Monday as a ridge begins to move into the district from the
west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and all Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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