Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 20 late Monday morning and to light late Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending near noon Monday. Snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray ending Monday afternoon except severe overnight and Monday morning. Moderate freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 11 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 01 February 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 early Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon and to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming west 40 to 50 in the afternoon then diminishing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 01 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 01 February 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM AST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1001 mb located south
of the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 983 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 1 February 2015 Gale force northwesterlies affecting much of the district will
gradually diminish tonight and Monday morning as a weak ridge of
High pressure moves in from the west.

Another low pressure system developing south of the Great Lakes
tonight will intensify and move over the Gulf of Maine Monday
evening. Strong to gale force easterlies developing ahead of the low
will shift to gale force southerlies as the system nears. Those
southerly gales could reach close to storm force over southernmost
waters late Monday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except georges
Bank.. West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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