Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 February 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwesterly 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning then backing to westerly 15 to 20 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning after midnight.

High today minus 3. Low tonight minus 8. High Thursday minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 25.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 8 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 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4920N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4850N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 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 3:00 AM AST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 982 mb located over Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today low 976 mb located north of the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 10 February 2016 A deepening low pressure system over Banquereau will move rapidly
northeastward to lie north of the Avalon Peninsula this morning.
Gale to storm force winds near the low will diminish as the low pulls
away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in
effect for Banquereau-northwestern half and Anticosti southeastern
half. A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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