Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Chance of showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening and to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016

'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 3:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 992 mb located over
Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 984 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 33.9N 74.3W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.9N 74.7W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 968 mb located at 31.7N
54.4W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
32.8N 51.7W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 30 August 2016 A low pressure system moving across Newfoundland will move off to the
east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will will diminish
today.

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

At 3 AM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.7 degrees north
And 54.4 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. Gaston is moving northeast at 5
knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.

As of 3:00 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 33.9 degrees
north and 74.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 4 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm today. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, and whether it will
have any effect on Canadian waters. There are some indications it may
dissipate before reaching our waters.

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