Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Chance of flurries changing to periods of snow this afternoon and ending Sunday morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending near noon Sunday.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 8 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 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 3:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over East Scotian Slope.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 28 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary today and then move slowly eastward tonight to lie
East of the marine district Sunday morning. Strong to gale
Force southwesterlies ahead of the trough become strong to gale
Force north to northeasterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..
Sable..East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and
Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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