Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots early this morning and to southeast 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 near noon Friday then becoming north 15 Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending Friday afternoon. Fog patches forming late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots veering to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 20 knots veering to westerly 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016

'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 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 995 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1003 mb located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 5 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to form southwest of the marine
district later today then track slowly northeastward to lie over Nova
Scotia Friday afternoon. Strong southerly winds will develop ahead of
this system and are expected to reach gale force over southern waters
tonight before gradually easing on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..And East Scotian Slope.

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