Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots with gusts to 45 diminishing to west 25 to 30 this afternoon and to southwest 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 30 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 9 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W 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 10:00 AM AST 21 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 984 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Anticosti Island
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 21 November 2017 A low pressure system over Labrador this morning will continue to
move northward today. Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of
the low will gradually diminish today.

A developing trough of low pressure over the Great Lakes tonight will
slide eastward to lie from Anticosti to Georges Bank by Wednesday
evening. Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast ahead of this
trough. Winds will shift to strong northwesterly behind it. Southerly
winds may strengthen to storm force over southernmost waters
Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Cabot Strait - northern half and Anticosti - eastern half.

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