Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 April 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 this evening then backing to north 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind veering to east 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain or snow Wednesday morning. Chance of showers beginning Wednesday evening. Fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northern section today and Wednesday. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the
northern section today and Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4330N 4930W to 4330N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5025N 5947W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 April 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low located south of East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday low located south of Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low located near Cape Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight dissipating low located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 28 April 2015 A low pressure system near Cape Breton Island will track
southwestward across Nova Scotia this evening as it dissipates.
Gale force northeasterlies are expected north of the low over
portions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northwestern
Half..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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