Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to westerly 10 to 15 early this afternoon then to southerly 15 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southerly 25 Tuesday afternoon then backing to southeast 30 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Showers beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 4 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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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 Miscou Island 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 Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 18 December 2017 Strong northwesterly winds will continue to weaken today as a ridge
moves in from the west. A trough of low pressure extending from
Quebec will swing though the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected in its wake beginning Tuesday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half.

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