Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 near noon then veering to southwesterly 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwesterly 30 this evening then veering to west 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Friday evening.

A few showers beginning Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.

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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 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 10:00 AM ADT 19 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 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM ADT 19 October 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will track eastward tonight to
lie over the marine district on Friday. Strong southwesterlies ahead
of the system will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind it Friday afternoon and evening.

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

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