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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this evening and to southeast 35 near noon Thursday. Wind veering to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches Thursday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots backing to south 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 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 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 EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021

'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 3:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today weakening trough located from Quebec to
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 999 mb located north of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 994 mb located over New Brunswick.

By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday approaching cold front from low located
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM ADT 21 April 2021 A low pressure system will approach the region from the south today
and track into New Brunswick on Thursday. A cold front associated
with this low will track across the marine district throughout the
day Thursday. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds ahead of the
front will become gale force southwesterlies in it's wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti - western
half.

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