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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 55 this morning then diminishing to west 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 Friday morning then diminishing to west 15 Friday evening.

Rain beginning this morning with a risk of thunderstorms changing to scattered showers this evening then to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to zero near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 30 November 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to
5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 December 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the western Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 1 December 2022 A intense trough of low pressure will cross the district today.
Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of this trough will shift and
diminish to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake. Winds will
further diminish on Friday as a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except for Fundy and Chaleur - Miscou - western half,
where gale warnings are in effect.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery, lfa34.

Saturday...Winds southwest 25 knots increasing to southerly 35 in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 3 metres late in the day.

Sunday...Winds west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the
afternoon then light in the evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2
metres late in the day.

Monday...Winds light. Seas near 1 metre.

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