Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this morning and to southeast 30 this afternoon. Wind veering to south 25 Friday morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening and ending Friday morning. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeasterly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice in strips and patches in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 5950W to 4640N
5930W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice in strips and patches in
the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 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 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1000 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 994 mb located near the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday departing low 993 mb located over Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday approaching low located over the Great
Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM ADT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system approaching from New England will cross Maine
to lie north of New Brunswick tonight. Strong south to
southeasterlies ahead of this system will reach gale force over
southern slope waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half, West Scotian Slope-southern half, and
East Scotian Slope-southern half.

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