Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 this afternoon then increasing to easterly 25 overnight with gusts to 40 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southwest 25 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to west 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending this morning. Periods of rain late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning. Showers or flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots increasing to northwest 45.
Saturday Wind northwest 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6300W to to
Prince Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6235W
to 4705N 6405W to 4645N 6435W to 4805N 6420W to 4755N 6510W to 4830N
6400W to Quebec near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to
5005N 6415W to 4950N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 November 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 3:00 AM AST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 1012 mb located southwest of
Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1003 mb located near Lurcher.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 978 mb located north of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM AST 20 November 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest later today
Will intensify as it tracks across Nova Scotia tonight before
eventually tracking north of Newfoundland late on Tuesday. Gales
Are expected to develop first over southwestern waters tonight
Before spreading to eastern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

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