Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this morning then backing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 Monday morning then increasing to south 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries ending early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 1 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 of first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 of first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island
coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015

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 ADT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 990 mb located east of Sable Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 990 mb located over the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Monday ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system just east of Sable Island at forecast time
Will move northeast across the Avalon Peninsula this morning. Gale
To storm force southwesterlies south of the low become gale to
possibly storm force northwesterlies immediately behind the low
before diminishing this morning. Winds will continue to diminish
From west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable.. East Scotian Slope.. Banquereau.. And Laurentian Fan. Gale
Warnings are in effect for West Scotian Slope.. Eastern shore..
Fourchu.. And Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
For Cabot Strait.. Northumberland Strait.. Gulf-Magdalen..
Chaleur-Miscou.. And Anticosti.

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