Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots this afternoon and to south 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers this evening. Showers or flurries beginning Friday evening. Fog patches forming this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 5 after midnight then falling to zero Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east 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 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday low 992 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 23 February 2017 A low pressure system over Southeastern Grand Banks will continue
To move eastward today. Strong to near gale force northwesterlies
over easternmost waters will diminish today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.

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