Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 20 late this evening and to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

A few showers beginning this evening and ending late overnight. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017

'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 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough currently over the Gaspé Peninsula will
continue to track eastward this afternoon to lie over the central
marine district this evening. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the
trough will switch to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake for eastern waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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