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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to east 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 35 early Thursday afternoon and to easterly 40 to 45 late Thursday afternoon with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area Thursday afternoon and gusts to 70 in the Wreckhouse area Thursday evening.

Rain Thursday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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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 16 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5150N 5315W to 5330N 5100W to 5515N 5100W to
5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 16 October 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 ADT 16 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing high located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM ADT 16 October 2019 An intense trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
southwest overnight tonight and will move to lie from the Gulf of St.
Lawrence to Laurentian Fan Thursday evening. Winds will increase to
gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the trough then shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Also, rough pounding surf can be expected along the Atlantic Coast of
Nova Scotia and portions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Thursday.

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