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Cabot Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 18 September 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to north 25 to 30 Sunday afternoon and to north 35 early Sunday evening.

Showers overnight and Sunday. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 September 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 September 2021
Monday Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5245N 5400W to 5445N 5100W to 5800N 5700W to
6240N 6015W to 6310N 5640W to 5925N 5230W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 18 September 2021

'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 8:00 PM ADT 18 September 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Post-tropical Storm Odette 1001 mb located
at 39.2N 65.5W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday Post-tropical Storm Odette 992 mb located
at 42.9N 56.4W.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday approaching ridge located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM ADT 18 September 2021 As of 8:00 PM post-tropical storm Odette is at 39.2 degrees
North, 65.5 degrees west or about 305 nautical miles southwest of
Sable Island. Maximum winds are 40 knots, central pressure is 1001
millibars and the system is moving northeast at 16 knots.

Post-tropical storm Odette is currently south of West Scotian Slope
and will track along the southern edge of the marine district to lie
along the southern edge of Laurentian Fan on Sunday evening. Gale to
storm force southeasterly winds will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies in its wake over eastern waters. Winds may gust to
hurricane force over eastern waters late on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan - western
half. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank - southern half,
West Scotian Slope - southern half, eastern shore, Fourchu,
Laurentian Fan - eastern half, and Cabot Strait.

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