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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 50 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 this evening and to light Friday evening.

Showers ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 August 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light.

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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 EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5630W to 5025N 5315W to 5430N 5210W to 5700N 5400W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5027N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1010 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1007 mb located over Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday weakening low 1007 mb located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM ADT 22 August 2019 A developing low pressure system west of Georges Bank will track
across the slope waters tonight to lie over Southern Banquereau
Friday morning. Southwesterly winds are forecast to increase to
strong to gale force near this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

At noon today, tropical depression Chantal was located near 38.8
north 43.8 west. Maximum sustained winds were 30 knots. Chantal was
moving east at about 15 knots, with a central pressure of 1010 MB.

Chantal is not expected to pose a threat to the marine district.

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