Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday morning and to north 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of flurries Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except a few strips of first-year ice over eastern sections. Unusual presence of sea ice over eastern sections today and Thursday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4600N 5950W to
4555N 5925W to 4615N 5835W to 4800N 6000W to 4825N 6120W to Gaspe
Peninsula near 4820N 6440W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6000W to 5005N
5930W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except a few strips of first-year ice over eastern
sections. Unusual presence of sea ice over eastern sections today
and Thursday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 06 May 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.

Special ice warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 06 May 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located south of the Marine
District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Maritimes.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

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