Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this evening and to northwest 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind becoming west 25 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Snow changing to a few flurries early this evening and ending early Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Low tonight minus 19. High Tuesday minus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning then diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W 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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
developing overnight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 02 March 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 2 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 995 mb located northeast
of Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 980 mb located over
southern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the East
Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM AST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
The northwesterly winds will reach storm force over northeastern
regions.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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