Cabot Strait - northern half
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 this evening. Wind increasing to south 20 overnight and to southerly 30 Friday morning with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area Friday morning and afternoon.
Snow beginning overnight changing to rain Friday morning then to showers and fog patches Friday afternoon.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 5950W to 4605N 5930W
to 4705N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5850W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.
Open water except some areas of 2 tenths first-year ice near the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5320W to 4200N 5250W to 4050N 5120W to 4025N 4745W to 4630N
4020W to 4955N 4000W to 5600N 5105W to 5720N 5340W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5020N 5955W to Newfoundland near 4900N 5820W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot Strait - northern halfIssued 03:00 AM ADT 18 April 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 18 April 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over New Brunswick.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM ADT 18 April 2019 Strong northwesterlies still affecting easternmost waters will
diminish this morning as a ridge of high pressure over western waters
moves across the eastern half of the district later today.
A trough of low pressure approaching from the Great Lakes today will
lie in a southwest to northeast line over New Brunswick by Friday
evening. Strong southerlies will develop over westernmost waters this
evening before spreading to the remainder of the district tonight or
Friday morning. These southerlies could possibly approach gale force
on Friday, mostly over the northern half of the district.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks - eastern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - western half
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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