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Cabot Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 20 to 25 Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 January 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N 6245W
to 4555N 5930W to 4745N 6040W to 4805N 6010W to 4935N 6145W to 4945N
5810W to 4830N 5920W to 4725N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4710N
5525W. Sea ice west then north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5320N 5245W to 5500N 5305W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 984 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1027 mb located over northern Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary high 1031 mb located
over western Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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