Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 early this morning then to north 15 to 20 near midnight.

Chance of showers this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 6 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4440N 5755W
to 4510N 5700W to 4645N 5655W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:00 AM ADT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the Bay of Fundy to
Newfoundland.
By noon ADT today trough located south of the Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1011 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Sunday departing low 1000 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:04 AM ADT 18 April 2015 A low pressure centre is expected to develop over the Gulf of Maine
this evening and deepen as it moves to lie just south of the
Laurentian Fan Sunday afternoon. Light winds become moderate to
strong southeasterly ahead of the low. Northerly gales are expected
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are issued for
Georges Bank.. West Scotian Slope.. East Scotian Slope and
Laurentian Fan.

Outlook for the start up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Today..Winds northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this
afternoon. Northwesterly winds 20 knots will persist over Chedabucto
bay into the evening before diminishing to light.

Sunday..Winds northeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in
the afternoon.

Monday..Winds variable 10 to 15 knots.

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