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Cabot Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 40 late this evening then diminishing to variable 25 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northerly 25 near noon Tuesday then backing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain tonight and Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 November 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2019
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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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 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5030N 4700W to 5130N 4600W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2019

'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 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 992 mb located over Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 994 mb located over Eastern Shore.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located near Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday low 996 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system over Georges Bank will track northeast to cross
Cape Breton Tuesday morning and over Newfoundland by Tuesday evening.
Gale to potentially storm force easterlies will spread further north
and east ahead of the low tonight. Winds will then shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

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