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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 40 this afternoon with gusts to 55 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to west 40 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 50 near noon Saturday then diminishing to northwest 40 Saturday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon and tonight. Flurries Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 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 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 EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice west and northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to New
England.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 15 November 2019 Strong to gale force southwesterlies will spread eastward today as a
trough tracks through the region. Behind the trough on Saturday,
strong to gale force northwesterlies will affect all waters, with
gale to storm force northwesterlies possible Saturday afternoon over
parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence extending southeastward towards
Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

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