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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this evening then backing to southwest 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon and to southeast 45 Monday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Rain Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 3 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this afternoon and to 2 to 3 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Monday morning then building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 50 knots diminishing to westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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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 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 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2022

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2022

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today high 1034 mb located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday high 1030 mb located over the southeastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish from west to
east today as a ridge approaches from the west.

Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the region
spreading gale to storm force southeasterly winds across the district
later in the day on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for
All remaining waters.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank and
West Scotian Slope.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels and rough seas are expected along the Atlantic Coast
Near high tides on Monday evening.

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