Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 February 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

A few flurries beginning after midnight.

Low tonight minus 8. High Thursday minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 25.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice west of Cape Bear. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice west of Cape Bear.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low located near Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low located east of Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM AST 10 February 2016 A low pressure system near Georges Bank will track across the
southern marine district tonight and Thursday morning. Strong to gale
force westerly winds are forecast over southern waters associated
with this disturbance.

A trough of low pressure extending from a disturbance over the
Labrador Sea will remain over northern waters through the forecast
period. Meanwhile a ridge of high pressure will build to the west.
Increasing westerly winds are expected over northern waters Thursday
afternoon between these features causing freezing spray to develop
over Western Anticosti.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
southern halves of Georges Bank and West Scotian Slope. Marine
interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in effect for
Anticosti-western half.

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