Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of flurries late this afternoon tonight and Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 01 April 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 995 mb located south of East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 984 mb located near the Avalon

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday building ridge located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM ADT 1 April 2015 A deepening low pressure system south of the marine district will
cross Laurentian Fan late this afternoon to lie near the Avalon
Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the
low shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Gale force
southerlies are forecast south of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half..Sable - eastern half..East Scotian
Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence

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