Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 late overnight then veering to southwest 25 near noon Sunday. Wind veering to west 25 Sunday evening.
A few showers or periods of freezing drizzle changing to showers this afternoon then to periods of rain late overnight and ending near noon Sunday. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating Sunday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 this evening then falling to minus 4 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W 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.
8 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the southern section of the
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over Newfoundland.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the East Coast of
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located from Anticosti Island to
East Scotian Slope.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM AST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
West today and move to lie over the region Sunday morning.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
Tonight. These winds will reach gale force
Over much of the region on Sunday. In the wake of the trough
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning
Is in effect for Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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