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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 20 to 25 Saturday morning with gusts to 35 in the Wreckhouse area Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 Saturday evening with gusts to 50 in the Wreckhouse area.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 7 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5330W to 5230N 5300W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 December 2022

'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 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over New England.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 2 December 2022 In the wake of a trough of low pressure east of the region, strong to
gale force westerlies over northern waters will gradually diminish
through the day today.

Another trough of low pressure is forecast to approach the district
Saturday night. Ahead of this feature strong to gale force southerly
winds will develop over northern and western waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, Cabot Strait - northern half,
Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery, lfa34.

Sunday...Winds southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 early
in the morning then diminishing to light in the evening. Seas 3 to 4
metres becoming 2 metres late in the day.

Monday...Southwest 10 to 15 knots. Seas near 1 metre.

Tuesday...Southerly 20 knots. Seas zero to 1 metres becoming 2
meteres in the afternoon.

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