Cabot Strait - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 March 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 15 near midnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Monday evening.

Flurries beginning late overnight and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 to zero overnight.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 March 2019
Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the northwestern


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 24 March 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday trough located from Newfoundland to
Browns Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday approaching ridge located over Ontario.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM ADT 24 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move
southward across the central marine district tonight, then drift
eastward on Monday. Behind the trough, gale force westerlies over
northern waters will diminish tonight. Colder air will move into the
northern marine district and push southward.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait - northern
half, Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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