Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this morning and to light near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to south 20 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 to 30 Wednesday afternoon then veering to southwest 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.
Periods of freezing rain beginning overnight changing to periods of rain Wednesday morning. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 5 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west 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.
Open water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the eastern
section along the Prince Edward Island coast.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 990 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 984 mb located over the Gaspe
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:10 AM AST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Banquereau will continue to move off to
the east today. Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the
trough will diminish today ahead of an approaching ridge of high
pressure. On Wednesday an intense low pressure system will track from
the Great Lakes region to the Gaspé Peninsula. Strong to gale force
south to southwest winds will develop ahead of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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