Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots early this morning and to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight then veering to northeast 20 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

A few wet flurries today. Snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight. Freezing spray beginning Monday afternoon.

High today plus 1. Low tonight minus 14. High Monday minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W to Nova Scotia near 4605N 6130W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice along the
coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 5:00 p.m. AST today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Breton Island.

At midnight AST tonight low 981 mb located off Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 973 mb located near
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 7 February 2016 A cold front over Quebec at forecast time will pass through the Gulf
of St Lawrence this afternoon to lie over Banquereau this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the front veer to
strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

A low pressure centre is forming off the Florida coast this morning.
The low will develop into a major storm as it moves up the Eastern
Seaboard to lie over Georges Bank Monday evening. Storm force
northeasterlies are forecast ahead of the storm.

Mariners with harbour assets are advised that we are entering
A period of spring tides. A combination of pounding surf at
Monday's high tide will result in higher than normal water
Levels along the south shore of Nova Scotia. Consult tide tables.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are posted for all
Waters except Bay of Fundy waters..Gulf of St Lawrence waters..Cabot
Strait and Fourchu where gale warnings are in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings remain
in effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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