Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to light early Wednesday evening.

Low tonight minus 11. High Wednesday minus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4820N 6110W 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

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:36 PM AST 21 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will intensify and
remain nearly stationary through the forecast period. Meanwhile a
ridge of high pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move eastward
tonight. Strong to gale force winds are forecast over southern waters
today and Wednesday between these two features. Elsewhere winds will
diminish in the vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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