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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 near midnight then increasing to west 45 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 50 Monday afternoon.

Flurries Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 4 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 15 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northerly 25 to 35 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5040N 5755W to
Newfoundland near 4840N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located near Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:05 PM AST 15 December 2019 A trough extending southward from an intense low pressure system
currently over Western Labrador will move east of Newfoundland
Monday. Gale to storm force westerlies are expected tonight and
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, eastern half of Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait
and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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