Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 22 May 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 to 25 late this evening with gusts to 40 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind veering to northeast 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to northerly 20 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches beginning Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 May 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 May 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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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 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 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 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5705W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5334W to 4600N 5300W to 4545N 4630W to 4645N 4545W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4815W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 8:51 PM ADT 22 May 2018

'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 8:00 PM ADT 22 May 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from low located over the
St. Lawrence River extending westward.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low located over Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday low located over Banquereau.

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