Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35 diminishing to northeast 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to north 35 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain and snow ending early this evening. Snow and rain beginning early Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts of the shores. 

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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 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

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts
of the shores.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 27 April 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:30 PM ADT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 995 mb located near West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 987 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system over Southwestern Nova Scotia will track
southward toward the slope waters tonight. Strong northeasterly winds
north of this disturbance 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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