Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots veering to north 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries beginning near noon and ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 11 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 of first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast and eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W 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

6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 of
first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast and eastern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over East Scotian Slope.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 28 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary today and then move slowly eastward tonight to lie
East of the marine district Sunday morning. Strong to gale
Force southwesterlies ahead of the trough become strong to gale
Force north to northeasterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..
Sable..East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and
Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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