Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4600N 5630W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 996 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 994 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday building ridge located from the Great
Lakes to the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM AST 26 February 2015 A low pressure system will track just south of the slope waters
tonight before moving into the Grand Banks Friday morning. This low
will bring generally strong northeast winds to the district except a
period of northeasterly gales to southern slope waters as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank - southern half..West Scotian Slope - southern half..
East Scotian Slope - southern half and Laurentian Fan - southern
half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau-northern half..
Cabot Strait..And Anticosti.

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