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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 August 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 this evening and to light Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain late overnight and ending early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 August 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 August 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind 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 21 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5120N 5200W to 5700N 5400W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5027N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 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 10:00 AM ADT 22 August 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1010 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1007 mb located over Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday weakening low 1007 mb located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 22 August 2019 A low pressure system developing off the East Coast of the United
States will track across the slope waters tonight to lie over
Southern Banquereau Friday morning. Winds are forecast to increase to
strong to gale force southwesterlies near this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

At 6 AM ADT, tropical depression Chantal was located near 39.1
North 45.7 west. Maximum sustained winds were 30 knots. Chantal was
moving east at about 15 knots, with a central pressure of 1010 MB.

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

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