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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 25 this morning then increasing to south 40 this afternoon with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to west 40 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 50 near noon Saturday then diminishing to northwest 40 Saturday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon and tonight. Flurries Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 3 rising to plus 8 this evening then falling to minus 1 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 14 November 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Miscou Island near 4740N 6440W to 4905N
6105W to 5045N 5815W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

'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 AST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to New
England.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 15 November 2019 Strong to gale force southwesterlies will spread eastward today as a
trough tracks through the region. Behind the trough on Saturday,
strong to gale force northwesterlies will affect all waters, with
gale to storm force northwesterlies possible Saturday afternoon over
parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence southeastward towards Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

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