Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 October 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 20 late overnight and to northwest 10 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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 20 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5145N 5100W to 5430N 5100W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 20 October 2018

'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 3:30 PM ADT 20 October 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 982 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday trough from 988 mb low located over central
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough from low located from Cabot Strait
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough from low located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 20 October 2018 A trough of low pressure from Quebec will move to lie over
Newfoundland Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of
the trough will become moderate to strong north to northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and the eastern half
Of Anticosti.

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