Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 15 near noon then increasing to southerly 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Thursday. Wind veering to north 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers changing to flurries late this evening and ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. Sea ice west and north and east 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 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 993 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1001 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to
Newfoundland then to Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure over Southwestern Nova Scotia will cross the
province today to lie near Western Newfoundland this evening.
Gale force southerlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday
As an area of high pressure builds into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern
Shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Northumberland Strait western half..Gulf-Magdalen
Northwestern half..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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