Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early Monday morning and to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to east 35 early Monday evening.

Snow or rain beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 December 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less after midnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 December 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 AST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Long Island this evening will
redevelop south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to gale force
easterly winds will spread ahead of this system across much of the
district tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop in its wake over the southern slope waters late in the day
Monday. These westerly gales will likely spread to the remainder of
the district on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
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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