Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 early this evening then veering to southwest 30 after midnight. Wind veering to west 20 to 25 Friday morning then diminishing to westerly 15 Friday afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers ending Friday morning. Showers or flurries beginning Friday evening. Fog patches.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 23 February 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 995 mb located over the St. Lawrence
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday low 996 mb located northeast of

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