Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 August 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind backing to northeast 15 Friday afternoon then increasing to north 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 23 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 August 2017
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light.

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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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5255W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5033N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 August 2017

'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 24 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1008 mb located over West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 1006 mb located over Banquereau.

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