Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 20 March 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 near midnight then to south 15 to 20 Thursday morning.

Low tonight minus 4. High Thursday plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 March 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice in the central and northern sections. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to 4635N 5605W to
4725N 5625W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice in the central and
northern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 20 March 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the southern Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing ridge located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located north of the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday dissipating trough located over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday approaching low 992 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

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