Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 45 knots diminishing to west 30 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to south 20 early Wednesday evening.

Showers ending late overnight. Showers beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 35 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwesterly 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018

'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 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 966 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM ADT 16 October 2018 An intense low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will
continue to track northeastward to lie southeast of the Labrador Sea
by overnight tonight. Gale force westerly winds will gradually
diminish tonight in the wake of this system.

On Wednesday, a trough will move over the marine district from the
west. This will give strong to gale force westerlies to southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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