Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 this morning then backing to west 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 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 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:00 AM ADT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 995 mb located south of West
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 983 mb located near the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday building ridge located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 1 April 2015 A deepening low pressure system southwest of the marine district will
pass just south of slope waters today before crossing Laurentian Fan
later today to lie near the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland
overnight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop ahead of
the low the shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
These northwesterlies could briefly reach storm force. Gale force
southerlies are forecast south of this feature.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore - eastern half..Sable -
Eastern half..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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