Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late overnight then veering to northwest 25 Sunday afternoon.

A few flurries beginning late overnight and ending Sunday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Low tonight minus 5. High Sunday plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.

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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 06 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 3:30 PM AST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1010 mb located east of James Bay.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 1004 mb located northeast
of Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM AST 6 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the western marine district will track
across Nova Scotia tonight to over Newfoundland Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies well ahead of the ridge
gradually diminish in its vicinity.

Meanwhile a low pressure centre east of James Bay this afternoon
Will pass to the north of the Gulf of St Lawrence on Sunday. A cold
front will trail this system. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the front veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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

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