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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon and to light Sunday evening.

Flurries ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 November 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots in the morning and to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 November 2019

'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 3:30 PM AST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located east of the Marine District.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday approaching low 998 mb located off Cape
Hatteras.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday building ridge located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:05 PM AST 16 November 2019 Gale to storm force westerlies will continue in the wake of a trough
departing the region this evening. Winds will diminish over most
waters tonight and Sunday as a ridge of high pressure builds over the
Maritimes.

Late on Sunday, a low pressure system near Cape Hatteras will begin
to move up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Strong to gale force easterlies
will develop Sunday afternoon and evening over southwestern waters as
a result.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, Cabot Strait - southern half, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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