Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to north 20 Friday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain and fog patches early this evening then to chance of flurries Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 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 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5740W 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.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from Georges Bank to

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 26 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine waters from the
west this evening. The trough will slowly move through the western
half of the district on Friday to eventually lie on a line from
Georges Bank to Banquereau by Friday evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to moderate to strong
northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..
West Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Banquereau - southern
half and Laurentian Fan. A freezing spray warning is in effect for

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