Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming west 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers this morning. Chance of flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 06 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southwestern section today and Wednesday. 

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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 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4600N 5950W to
4555N 5925W to 4630N 5830W to 4800N 6000W to 4825N 6120W to Gaspe
Peninsula near 4820N 6440W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6000W to 5005N
5930W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the southwestern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southwestern section
today and Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located south of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Maritimes.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

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