Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then becoming light Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 01 September 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

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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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5553W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5036N 5723W to Quebec near 5116N 5809W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 01 September 2015

'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 ADT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 998 mb located over the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight weakening ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM ADT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will move to lie
East of Newfoundland by this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Can be expected over eastern waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half...Fourchu...Sable - eastern half...
Banquereau...Laurentian Fan...Cabot Strait...Northumberland Strait
- eastern half...Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half and Anticosti-eastern
half.

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