Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening then increasing to northwest 25 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to northerly 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

A few showers beginning this evening and ending early Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts of the shores. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4440N 5755W
to 4510N 5700W to 4645N 5655W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts
of the shores.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 17 April 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:30 PM ADT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located south of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located southwest of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM ADT 17 April 2015 Outlook for the start up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Saturday..Winds northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10
to 15 in the afternoon then veering to northerly 15 to 20 in the
evening.
Sunday..Winds northeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in
the evening.
Monday..Winds variable 10 to 15 knots.

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