Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Chance of showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening and to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 30 August 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.2N 75.3W.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday intensifying tropical depression 8
located at 36.4N 72.9W.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 968 mb located at 32.4N
52.4W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
35.9N 45.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM ADT 30 August 2016 A low pressure system east of Newfoundland will continue to move off
to the east tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
diminish tonight behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau.

At 3PM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 32.4 degrees north
And 52.4 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. Gaston is moving east-northeast at
7 knots.

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

As of 3PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 34.2 degrees
north and 75.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
quasi-stationary.

The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, however current
guidance has the storm tracking over the southern slope waters late
Thursday and into Friday.

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