Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 August 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this evening then diminishing to northerly 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

A few showers ending Friday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 August 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind light becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 16 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 16 August 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM ADT 16 August 2018 At 12:00 P.M. ADT, subtropical storm Ernesto center was located near
latitude 42.0 north and longitude 43.2 west. The maximum sustained
winds were 40 knots and minimum central pressure was 1007 millibars.
Ernesto is moving northeast at approximately 14 knots.

Ernesto is not expected to have any impacts on the marine district
and is forecast to accelerate northeastward today.

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