Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late overnight and to westerly 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries ending Tuesday afternoon. Snow or rain beginning Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 12 November 2018

Cabot Strait - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Cabot Strait - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight and to 2 late Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 November 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 45 knots increasing to westerly 55 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 50 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late in the day.

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 EST 12 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 4900N 4830W to 5000N 4700W to 5730N 5330W to
5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 12 November 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 3:30 PM AST 12 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 976 mb located east of Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 978 mb located east of
Labrador Coast.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low 1010 mb located near
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday intensifying low 995 mb located near
Grand Manan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 12 November 2018 A deep low pressure system well off the South Labrador Coast will
continue moving eastward tonight. Strong to gale force westerly winds
in the wake of this low will continue to gradually diminish as the
low moves further away from the district and a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.

A second low pressure system will develop along the eastern us
seaboard Tuesday morning and will rapidly intensify as it tracks
northeastward towards the Maritimes. Increasing southerly winds will
reach gale, or possibly storm force, over southwestern and southern
waters ahead of this low pressure system. In the wake of this feature
gale to storm force westerly winds are expected.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur-Miscou.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery.

Tonight..Winds northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15
to 20 this evening then further diminishing to light near midnight.
Tuesday..Winds light becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the morning
then increasing to southeast 25 near noon and to southeast 45 late in
the afternoon over Grand Manan and to 35 in the evening over Fundy.
Wednesday..Winds west 40 knots.
Thursday.. Winds northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to 15 in the
afternoon.

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