Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 30 knots increasing to south 45 early this morning with gusts to 65 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming west 55 late this morning then diminishing to west 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 30 overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to south 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 6 to 8 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwesterly 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 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 EDT 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 3:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 990 mb located near the
St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 966 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line north-south
over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM ADT 16 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from
Quebec and will track over the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence today
and toward the Southern Labrador Sea by this evening. Gale to storm
force southerly winds ahead of this system will shift to gale to
storm force westerlies in its wake.

On Wednesday a trough will move over the marine district from the
west. This will give strong to gale force westerlies to southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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