Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming north 15 Wednesday morning then diminishing to light near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming north 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Snow today this evening and Wednesday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice over the northeastern section and in bays and on parts of the shores. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice over the
northeastern section and in bays and on parts of the shores.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015

'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 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 993 mb located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 986 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 987 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight dissipating low 990 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM ADT 28 April 2015 A low pressure system over Southeastern Newfoundland will track
westward toward Nova Scotia today. Strong northeasterly winds ahead
of this disturbance will increase to gale force over most Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti.

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