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Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 April 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 April 2024

Cabot Strait - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning.

Cabot Strait - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 22 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 3:30 PM ADT 22 April 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 999 mb located near the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located east of Anticosti Island.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday approaching warm front from low located
south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:32 PM ADT 22 April 2024 A low pressure system over the Lower North Shore of Quebec is
bringing strong to gale force westerlies over northern waters. A
second low approaching from the southwest will give strong to
possibly gale force northeasterlies over slope waters late on
Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Chaleur - Miscou - eastern
half, Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

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