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Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 April 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late overnight and to northwest 20 early Wednesday evening.

Showers this evening. Showers Wednesday evening. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 April 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 April 2024
Thursday Wind north 25 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill 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 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 3:07 PM EDT 16 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)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 April 2024

'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 16 April 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM ADT 16 April 2024 Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25
near noon. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

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

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

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