Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to west 25 early this morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 3 today. Low tonight plus 1. Temperatures falling to minus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 35.

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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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 988 mb located over
eastern Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 965 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Eastern Banquereau will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward today. In the wake of the low,
strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Marine interests
are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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