Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots veering to north 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries beginning near noon and ending early Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 11 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W 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.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM ADT 28 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary today and then move slowly eastward tonight to lie east of
the marine district Sunday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the trough become strong to gale force north
to northeasterlies north of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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