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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 30 near midnight and to westerly 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 Sunday morning and to west 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Flurries or showers overnight. Scattered flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight then falling to minus 3 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 January 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon and to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots veering to westerly 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2023

'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 28 January 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Quebec to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM AST 28 January 2023 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the Gulf of St.
Lawrence tonight. Strong southerly winds ahead of the trough shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti. Freezing
spray warnings are in effect for Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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