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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 35 knots with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming northwesterly 40 late this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to north 20 after midnight and to light early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon and to southeast 40 Monday evening with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area.

Snow this morning and Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning then building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots increasing to westerly 50 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2021

'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 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located near Port aux Basques.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 994 mb located northeast
of Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday deepening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 985 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system near Port aux Basques will move to lie
northeast of Banquereau this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southerly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Another low pressure system will
develop over the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie
near Prince Edward Island by Monday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of this second low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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