Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:58 PM ADT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming west 25 after midnight then increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to north 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers and a few thunderstorms changing to chance of showers overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 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 31 August 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5554W to 5115N 5000W to 5245N 5000W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5101N 5705W to Quebec near 5125N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 11:58 PM ADT 31 August 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 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 997 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 997 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM ADT 31 August 2015 A low pressure system just north of Anticosti Island this
Evening will move to lie over Newfoundland on Tuesday.
Gale force northwesterlies will develop over northern waters in the
wake of this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau...Cabot Strait...Gulf-Magdalen...Chaleur-Miscou eastern
half and Anticosti.

A squall warning is in effect for Northumberland Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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