Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 this morning with gusts to 45 today. Wind diminishing to south 20 overnight and to northwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Rain beginning near noon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 19 October 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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 19 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 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 3:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 985 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough from 982 mb low located over Quebec
extending southward.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from low located from Cabot Strait
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from low located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 20 October 2018 As a low pressure system approaches the Maritimes from Quebec today,
strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over western waters
this morning and spread to eastern waters by this afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and the eastern half of
Anticosti.

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