Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 17 August 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 Friday evening.

A few showers ending early Friday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 after midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 August 2017
Saturday Wind light becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly 30 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 15 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 17 August 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 17 August 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing Post-tropical Storm Gert 985
mb located at 46.6N 43.2W.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 996 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 994 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM ADT 17 August 2017 A low pressure system over Northeastern Newfoundland will continue to
intensify tonight as it moves slowly away from the marine district.
Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will gradually diminish
on Friday as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half and Cabot Strait.

At 8:00 P.M. ADT, departing post-tropical storm Gert was located
Near 46.6 degrees north and 43.2 degrees west, and moving
east-northeast at 34 knots. Maximum sustained winds were 55 knots and
central pressure was 985 MB.

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