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Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers tonight.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:34 PM EDT 17 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024

'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 3:30 PM ADT 17 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 998 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 994 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM ADT 17 April 2024 A deepening low pressure system east of Newfoundland will bring
strong to gale force northerly winds to eastern waters on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northerly 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 in the
afternoon. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

Friday..Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 in the morning
and to light later in the day. Sea state 1 to 2 metres diminishing to
1 or less.

Saturday..Southerly 10 to 15 increasing to 20 in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.

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