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Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late this morning and to light early this evening. Wind becoming south 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this afternoon and to 1 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots veering to north 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 21 January 2020 A low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward this morning. Strong northwesterly winds will gradually
diminish this morning and through the day.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau - northern half,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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