Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to northerly 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to north 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of flurries changing to periods of snow Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies tonight and Saturday in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Northern half of Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..Northern
Half of West Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Southeastern
half of Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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