Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 20 April 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots tonight. Wind northwest 25 Saturday.

A few flurries ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 April 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4535N 6040W to 4530N
5840W to 4600N 5805W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5915W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 20 April 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 8:00 PM ADT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 996 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing low 991 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM ADT 20 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

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