Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to northeast 20 this evening. Wind backing to northwest 20 to 25 Tuesday morning then diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and snow ending this afternoon. Snow and periods of rain overnight and Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice over the northeastern section and in bays and on parts of the shores. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice over the
northeastern section and in bays and on parts of the shores.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 992 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located over western Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the southern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 986 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure east of Cape Breton will move westward over Nova
Scotia today and then southward toward the slope waters tonight.
Strong northeasterly winds associated with this system will increase
to gale force over portions of Northumberland Strait and gulf of
St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday as a second low moves in from
Newfoundland. Gale force winds are also possible over Fundy Grand
Manan and Lurcher early Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northern half..
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - eastern half.

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