Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 30 this evening and to east 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to east 25 Wednesday afternoon and to northeast 15 Wednesday evening.

Freezing rain beginning early this evening changing to rain and fog patches late overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 24 January 2017

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 24 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 986 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 986 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 988 mb located near Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 988 mb located near Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM AST 24 January 2017 A low pressure system south of Cape Cod will move slowly eastward
tonight causing easterly gales over southwestern waters to spread
across the marine district reaching northern waters overnight tonight
or early Wednesday morning.

The low will track northeastward on Wednesday to lie over the central
marine district by Wednesday afternoon. Gale to near storm force
easterly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Additionally, heavy pounding surf and higher than normal water levels
can be expected along the Atlantic coastline of Nova Scotia and Cape
Breton on Wednesday.

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