Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 30 knots backing to northwest 20 to 25 late this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Friday evening.

Showers or wet flurries beginning overnight changing to showers Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5705W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4515N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4800W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018

'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 3:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 994 mb located northeast
of Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located north of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 24 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north tonight.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters on Friday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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