Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to northerly 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to north 15 to 20 near midnight.

Periods of rain changing to chance of flurries tonight and Saturday then to periods of snow Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 of first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast and eastern section. 

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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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 of
first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast and eastern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia is forecast to move to lie
over the slope waters tonight then become nearly stationary. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will become strong
to gale force north to northeasterlies tonight and Saturday in the
wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and Laurentian
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