Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light.

A few flurries ending late this evening. Periods of light snow Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 11. High Thursday minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths of grey ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths
of grey ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to New
Brunswick then to Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland extending
southeastward.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1000 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 994 mb located south
of East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:38 PM AST 18 January 2017 A ridge of high pressure over eastern marine waters will continue to
slowly push eastward tonight. Moderate to strong northerlies ahead of
the ridge diminish in its vicinity. A deepening low south of Georges
Bank will track slowly eastward to lie south of Laurentian Fan
Thursday evening. This low is giving strong to gale force easterlies
to southwestern waters which will diminish below warning status
overnight tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half and West Scotian Slope-southern half.

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