Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to east 20 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 Thursday afternoon with gusts to 80 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to variable 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending early this morning. Periods of rain beginning Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4708N 5256W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4830W to 4630N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:00 AM ADT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over West Scotian Slope.
By noon ADT today departing low 1007 mb located over southeastern
Banquereau.

At 6:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 1002 mb located over Browns Bank.
By 6:00 p.m. ADT Thursday weakening low located over Cape Breton
Island.

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