Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 30 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 40 knots diminishing to north 30 Friday evening.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2017
Saturday Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along the Cape Breton Island coast. 

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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 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4500N 6030W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along the Cape Breton
Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5300W to 4445N 4900W to 4445N 4600W to 4700N 4330W to 5000N
4330W to 5145N 4530W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4918N 5808W to Quebec near 5023N 6006W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2017

'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 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 966 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 960 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2017 A low pressure system will continue to intensify as it moves eastward
to lie over the Southern Grand Banks later this evening.
Gale northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
north or northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect
for Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian
Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti-eastern half.

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