Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Showers ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers late this afternoon and this evening. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4700N 6035W to 4745N 6130W
to 4710N 6340W to 4900N 6355W to 4925N 6545W to 4910N 6705W to 4950N
6645W to 4955N 6525W to 4855N 6230W to Newfoundland near 4905N
5825W. Sea ice north and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located north of the St. Lawrence
River.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough from Quebec will track eastward to lie over the
central marine district by Saturday evening. Strong southwesterly
winds ahead of the trough will switch to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake for eastern waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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