Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 February 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to variable 10 to 15 knots early this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 17 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice west of Cape Bear. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice west of Cape Bear.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At midnight AST tonight low located over Browns Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 11 February 2016 A low pressure system over the eastern marine district will depart
the region this afternoon. Strong to gale force westerly winds are
forecast over southern waters associated with this disturbance.
Another low pressure system will track across the slope waters
tonight into Friday morning. A period of gale to storm force winds
are forecast with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and the southern
half of Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank
and LaHave Bank. Marine interests are also advised that freezing
Spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns
Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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