Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 February 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 Friday evening.

A few flurries ending Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Friday evening.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 February 2018
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning and to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots veering to east 15 to 20.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths grey-white ice. 

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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 EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4830W to 5000N 4645W to 5115N 4645W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2018

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 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1042 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday high 1035 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located over the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:11 PM AST 22 February 2018 A cold northwesterly flow will persist this evening ahead of an
approaching area of high pressure.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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