Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 January 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to north 35 to 40 late overnight and to northerly 25 to 35 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to chance of flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Low tonight minus 9. High Wednesday minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of New Brunswick. Strong ice pressure along the New Brunswick coast today and Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of New Brunswick. Strong ice pressure along the New Brunswick coast today and Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 January 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 979 mb located west of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 991 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over the eastern
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:02 PM AST 27 January 2015 An area of low pressure just west of the marine district will cross
Nova Scotia tonight to lie near Cabot Strait Wednesday evening.
Gale to storm force easterlies to southerlies ahead of the low will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind the low.
Winds will diminish from west to east during the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..LaHave Bank..Northumberland
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Chaleur-Miscou. Gale warnings are in effect
For Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..West Scotian Slope..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..Northern half of Banquereau..Cabot Strait and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Cabot
Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and possible ice pile up are possible
early this evening along the western part of the Northumberland
Strait.

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