Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to northwest 25 late this morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to easterly 20 to 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 Monday evening.

Chance of snow beginning early this morning with a risk of freezing rain changing to showers this afternoon. Chance of flurries or showers Monday. Fog patches dissipating Monday afternoon.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northern section today and Saturday. 

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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 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4535N 6000W
to 4510N 5920W to 4535N 5805W to 4725N 5810W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths of first-year ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the
northern section today and Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4415N 4900W to 4415N 4600W to 4615N 3730W to 4730N
3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 26 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.

Special ice warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 990 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 996 mb located over Banquereau.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday dissipating low 996 mb located over East
Scotian Slope.

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