Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 near midnight and to southwesterly 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind backing to southerly 20 to 25 Monday evening.

A few flurries or showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwesterly 35 knots.

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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 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 10 December 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 AST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 972 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 1004 mb located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM AST 10 December 2017 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move away from the district tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies
in the wake of the low will diminish somewhat overnight.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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