Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 this morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray this evening. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 4 this evening then falling to minus 10 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Prince Edward Island shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6040W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4710N 6415W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5040N
5745W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths
of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Prince Edward
Island shore.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

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 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Gulf of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach from the northwest today and
will cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to near
gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait
and the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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