Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to east 25 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 late Wednesday morning with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area Wednesday afternoon and gusts to 75 in the Wreckhouse area Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Showers ending near midnight. Rain beginning early Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 4 near noon Wednesday. Seas building to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly 20 knots veering to west 25.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

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 23 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5619W to 5030N 5400W to 5130N 5000W to 5500N 5100W to 5630N
5245W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 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 23 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1012 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located near
Lurcher.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM ADT 23 October 2018 A low pressure system near Cape Cod this evening will start to
intensify tonight before tracking northeastward toward the district.
There remains some uncertainty over the exact track and intensity of
this system. Current model guidance suggests it will track over Nova
Scotia Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force southeast to northeast
winds will develop ahead of this system with strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except southwestern shore, LaHave Bank and East Scotian Slope.

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