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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 this afternoon and to light overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain this afternoon and this evening. Showers or flurries Thursday morning. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 3 to 4 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 23 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5445N 4940W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024

'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 3:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 997 mb located south of the Marine
District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday intensifying trough located over
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move to lie
over Newfoundland overnight. Strong easterlies over southeastern
waters ahead of the low will veer to strong to gale force southerlies
later today as the trough moves northeastward.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over Southern Quebec will move to
lie over Anticosti Island overnight where it will deepen before
slowly moving off to the east on Thursday. Strong to gale force
westerlies or northwesterlies are forecast over northern waters with
this system.

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

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