Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 20 May 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to westerly 25 near noon Monday.

Showers and fog patches ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 May 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 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 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5334W to 4615N 5200W to 4600N 4630W to 4745N 4400W to 4900N
4345W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5002N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 20 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.

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 May 2018

'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 8:00 PM ADT 20 May 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM ADT 20 May 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Maritimes will move to lie
southeast of the marine district Monday morning. Strong to gale
Force southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to strong
northwesterlies behind it. Over the Gulf of St. Lawrence
The northwesterlies may reach gale force this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Banquereau.

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