Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 late Tuesday morning and to light late Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of flurries late this evening with a risk of freezing drizzle.

Over open water risk of freezing spray late this evening.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 11 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W 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

6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday intensifying low 1005 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 20 February 2017 A low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will move to lie south
of the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong northerlies will
develop in the wake of the low which could reach gale force over
southern waters beginning this evening and extending into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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