Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Wind south 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon then increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25 Friday morning.

Flurries and showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the shores. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the shores.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 994 mb located over western Prince
Edward Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over northeastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system over Western Prince Edward Island will slowly
track northeast to lie over Newfoundland by Friday morning. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: