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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 November 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots with gusts to 50 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming east 40 near noon with gusts to 65 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to northeasterly 30 late this afternoon then backing to north 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday then backing to west 15 Sunday evening.

Rain ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 25 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4945N 5000W to 5000N 4800W to 5130N 4815W to 5815N
5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5755N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5705W to Newfoundland near 5104N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 November 2022

'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 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from Cape
Breton Island to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 976 mb located over the
eastern Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing low 964 mb located over
southeastern Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low 990 mb located near the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 26 November 2022 A trough of low pressure extending from Cape Breton to Laurentian Fan
will continue to intensify into a low pressure system over eastern
marine waters on Sunday. Gale to storm force winds are expected over
most waters in the vicinity of the low.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for East Scotian Slope - eastern half and Laurentian Fan.
Storm warnings are in effect for West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope - western half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait- southern half, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf
- Magdalen - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half and
Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels are expected this evening in the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. A high water level warning is in effect for
Northumberland Strait, and a storm surge warning is in effect for
Antigonish County. There is also a threat of minor flooding and
overwash for parts of Northern Prince Edward Island, the Bay of
Chaleur and for northeast facing shorelines from the Acadian
Peninsula south to Kent County near high tide between 5:00 PM and
8:00 P.M.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Monday...

Lfa33: winds southwest 35 to 40 knots becoming west 25 near noon and
shifting to northwest 25 in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres
building to 3 metres in the morning.

Lfa34: winds southwest 35 knots shifting to west 25 by mid morning
then northwest 25 in the evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to
3 metres in the morning.

Tuesday...

Lfa33: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light. Seas 2 metres diminishing to 1 metre near noon.

Lfa34: winds northwest 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 by noon then
light in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres diminishing to 1 late in
the afternoon.

Wednesday...

Lfa33: winds light increasing to south 15 in the afternoon and south
25 in the evening. Seas 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 in the
afternoon.

Lfa34: winds light increasing to southerly 20 knots near noon and to
25 to 30 in the afternoon. Seas 1 metre.

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