Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 30 early Thursday morning.

Chance of flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 01 April 2015
Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 01 April 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM ADT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 990 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 984 mb located near the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday building ridge located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM ADT 1 April 2015 A deepening low pressure over Laurentian Fan will continue to move
northeastward and away from the district tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish tonight as the low
pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half..Sable - eastern half..Fourchu..
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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