Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this evening and to northwest 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 early Thursday morning and to northwest 15 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Flurries ending near noon Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending near noon Thursday.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots becoming variable 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots backing to northerly 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of Nova Scotia. Strong ice pressure along the coast of Nova Scotia easing overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of Nova Scotia. Strong ice pressure along the coast of Nova Scotia easing overnight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 998 mb located over Southwestern Shore.
By 3:30 a.m. AST Thursday low 1003 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 10:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Georges
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure tracking along the Atlantic coast of Nova
Scotia will reach Western Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday as an
Area of high pressure builds into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..Fourchu..Gulf-Magdalen northwestern half and Anticosti
southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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