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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 April 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind southeast 20 to 25 with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area Wednesday.

Showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 April 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 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)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 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 8:00 PM ADT 23 April 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located from Laurentian Fan to
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located from Maine to the Quebec
Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM ADT 23 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
south to lie over East Scotian Slope tonight. The trough
Will move northward to lie from Cabot Strait to Laurentian Fan
Wednesday evening. Strong easterlies over southeastern waters ahead
of the trough will veer to strong to gale force southerlies on
Wednesday as the trough moves northward.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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