Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then becoming east 10 to 15 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending near noon. Periods of snow beginning Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4510N 5925W
to 4615N 5810W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near
Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM ADT 26 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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