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Cabot Strait - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 November 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 early this evening then increasing to northwest 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Tuesday.

Showers ending this evening. Scattered flurries overnight and Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to zero Tuesday morning.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to south 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 November 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 982 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located east of

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 28 November 2022 A low pressure system just south of Newfoundland will continue
To track northeastward away from the marine district tonight.
Gale force southwesterly south and just north of the low shift
To strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is in effect
for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.


Lfa33: winds north 20 knots diminishing to 15 in the morning and to
to light early in the afternoon. Seas 2 metres diminishing to 1
Metre late in the afternoon.

Lfa34: winds north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in
the morning and to light near noon. Seas 2 metres diminishing
To 1 late in the afternoon.


Lfa33: winds light increasing to southeast 20 near noon and to
southeast 25 to 30 late in the afternoon. Seas 1 metre increasing
To 1 to 2 in the afternoon.

Lfa34: winds southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast
20 knots late in the morning and to southeast 25 to 30 in the
afternoon. Seas 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 in the afternoon.


Lfa33: winds south 40 to 50 knots becoming west 30 in the morning.
Seas 4 to 6 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the afternoon.

Lfa34: winds south 40 to 50 knots becoming west 30 early in the
morning. Seas 3 to 5 metres diminishing to near 3 in the afternoon.

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