Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 01 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 late this evening then becoming northwest 15 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late Monday afternoon and to northwest 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Snow beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 12. High Monday minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing Monday evening. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5650W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
developing Monday evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 01 March 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 1 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the southeastern
Marine District.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 2:00 a.m. AST Monday intensifying low 1018 mb located east of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday intensifying low 978 mb located over
southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:39 PM AST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
Low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except the western half of Northumberland Strait..
Chaleur-Miscou.. And Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy.. Grand Manan.. And
Cabot Strait.

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