Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 04 May 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 late this evening and to southwest 25 to 30 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 near noon Tuesday.

A few showers beginning Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 04 May 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near parts of the coast of Cape Breton Island. Unusual presence of sea ice today and Tuesday. 

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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 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4600N 5950W to
4555N 5925W to 4630N 5830W to 4800N 6000W to 4825N 6120W to Gaspe
Peninsula near 4820N 6440W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6000W to 5005N
5930W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near
parts of the coast of Cape Breton Island. Unusual presence of sea
ice today and Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 04 May 2015

'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.

Special ice warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 04 May 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 8:00 PM ADT 4 May 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday departing ridge located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over southern Quebec.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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