Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 Thursday morning then increasing to southerly 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 30 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending late this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots veering to northwest 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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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 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 October 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 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM ADT 18 October 2017 A trough of low pressure will gradually move across the district
tonight. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to strong
northwesterlies behind it. Over northernmost waters the
northwesterlies are expected to occasionally reach gale force this
evening before diminishing overnight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, the northeastern half of Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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