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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this afternoon with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area this evening. Wind becoming southeast 40 this evening with gusts to 65 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to south 35 overnight then veering to southwest 40 Sunday evening.

Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers near noon Sunday and ending Sunday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019

'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 10:00 AM AST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today warm front located on a line east-west
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing warm front located on a line
east-west over Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 5:32 AM AST 14 December 2019 A low pressure system will move north over the Eastern United States
to lie over New England this evening and over Western Labrador by
Sunday evening. The warm front extending east from the low will move
north across the marine district to lie near Anticosti overnight
tonight and then depart. Strong to gale force southeasterlies north
of the front will veer to gale to storm force southerlies in its
wake. More storm warnings may need to be issued over slope waters
this morning.

The cold front from the low will extend south to Cape Cod this
evening and will move east to Banquereau by Sunday afternoon. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of it will veer to generally gale force
west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon on
sundau.

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