Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 after midnight and to north 30 Thursday morning.

A few flurries ending Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4505N 6020W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 998 mb located over East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday deepening low 960 mb located east of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 29 March 2017 A low pressure system will intensify tonight and Thursday as it moves
eastward across southern waters reaching Laurentian Fan Thursday
morning. Strong to gale northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift
to gale to storm north or northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan-western half. Gale warnings are
in effect for Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan-eastern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti-eastern half.

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