Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 30 knots veering to west 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to westerly 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this morning. Rain beginning early this evening and changing to freezing rain overnight and ending near noon Saturday. Fog patches dissipating overnight. Fog patches reforming Saturday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 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 Conditions

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 3:00 AM AST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 992 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1006 mb located northwest of Anticosti
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday weakening low 1013 mb located over
western Newfoundland.

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