Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this afternoon and to northerly 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight.

Drizzle ending after midnight. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1005 mb located over eastern Nova
Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 1008 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM ADT 3 May 2016 A low pressure system tracking northeastward along the coast of Nova
Scotia today will reach Southern Newfoundland this evening.
An associated frontal trough extending southeastward from the low
will move through eastern waters today. Strong to gale force winds
prevail ahead of this low and trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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