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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:09 AM ADT 21 August 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then backing to southeast 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Thursday with gusts to 40 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches beginning near noon Thursday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 August 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5032N 5620W to 5030N 5425W to 5120N 5200W to 5510N 5330W to 5700N
5430W to 6140N 5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5027N 5726W to Quebec near 5109N 5838W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 03:09 AM ADT 21 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 21 August 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the southern Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over southern Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 21 August 2019 At midnight ADT tonight, tropical storm Chantal was located near 40.2
north 56.2 west. Maximum sustained winds were 35 knots. Chantal was
moving eastward at about 19 knots. The central pressure of Chantal
was 1010 MB. Chantal is forecast to remain a tropical storm with
maximum sustained winds of 35 knots.

Chantal is not expected to pose a threat to the marine district.

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