Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 7 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located south of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1004 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1007 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 998 mb located near Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM AST 29 January 2015 Moderate to strong west to northwesterly winds across the district
will gradually diminish today as an area of high pressure builds over
the Maritimes. Freezing spray will continue over eastern sections of
the Gulf of St. Lawrence until noon.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen.

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