Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 Wednesday morning and to south 25 to 30 Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.
Periods of freezing rain beginning late overnight changing to periods of rain Wednesday morning. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 5 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west 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.
Open water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the eastern
section along the Prince Edward Island coast.
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 990 mb located north of the
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 984 mb located over the Gaspe
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM AST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will continue to
move off into the Atlantic. Strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake will diminish today ahead of an approaching ridge of high
pressure. On Wednesday an intense low pressure system will track from
the Great Lakes region to the Gaspé Peninsula. Strong to gale force
south to southwest winds will develop ahead of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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