Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this afternoon then veering to west 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning.
Flurries beginning this evening and ending late overnight.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 1 overnight then falling to minus 7 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.
3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along
parts of the coasts.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Georges Bank to Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will continue to give freezing spray
to eastern and northern regions this morning and afternoon. Freezing
spray will develop once again over the northern marine district on
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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