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Cabot Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 12 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 this morning then increasing to north 30 to 35 this afternoon. Wind north 30 to 35 tonight and Tuesday.

Showers or flurries.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 12 April 2021

Cabot Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Cabot Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday and to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 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 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 EDT 11 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4544N 6242W to 4631N
6147W to 4643N 6336W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west and
south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5005N 6146W to 4954N
6000W to 5107N 5741W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5732W. Sea ice east
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 11 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4735N 5243W to 4740N 5045W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 12 April 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 3:00 AM ADT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1000 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday intensifying low 991 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 989 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 12 April 2021 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will move to lie southeast
of the marine district this afternoon. The low will then intensify
tonight and Tuesday and then move back into Laurentian Fan Tuesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force northerlies or northeasterlies
prevail north and west of the low over most waters. As the low moves
back into Laurentian Fan Tuesday afternoon, these winds are forecast
to reach storm force over Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Banquereau. Gale warnings are in effect eastern shore - eastern half,
Sable - eastern half, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan - western
half, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen and Anticosti - eastern half.

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