Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 March 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southerly 15 to 20 near noon then to west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 20 to 25 this evening then veering to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday morning.

Snow ending near noon. A few flurries beginning early Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to minus 2 this evening then falling to minus 18 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to westerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 4 March 2015 A trough extending from a low pressure system over Northern Quebec
will move across maritime waters today. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of the trough veer to strong westerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..
Northumberland Strait western half..Gulf-Magdalen western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Fourchu..
Northern half of Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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