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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 late overnight then veering to southwest 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Monday afternoon and to light Monday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to showers Monday morning and ending near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 29 January 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 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 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2023

'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 3:30 PM AST 29 January 2023 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1012 mb located over the eastern
Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 1008 mb located north of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:09 PM AST 29 January 2023 A low currently over Lake Ontario will track eastward to lie over New
Brunswick tonight and just north of Newfoundland by Monday afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low shift to light to
moderate westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. A freezing spray warning is in effect
for Anticosti.

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