Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to south 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 Thursday evening.

Showers beginning Thursday evening.

Low tonight minus 4. High Thursday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in southern section of the strait. 

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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 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5925W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 9 tenths of first-year ice in southern section of the strait.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 February 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 994 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 990 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located over
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM AST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will move to lie over
the Southeastern Grand Banks late Wednesday night. Meanwhile a ridge
of high pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move eastward today.
Strong to gale force winds are forecast over southern waters today
between these two features. Elsewhere winds will diminish in the
vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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