Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to east 30 to 40 near noon with gusts to 70 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to variable 15 early this evening then becoming northwest 15 near midnight.

Periods of rain ending early this evening. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

'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 10:00 AM ADT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1005 mb located over eastern Nova
Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 1008 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM ADT 3 May 2016 A low pressure system over Cape Breton will continue to track
northeastward reaching Southern Newfoundland overnight. Strong to
gale force easterly winds north of the low will diminish tonight in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait.

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