Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots backing to north 25 to 30 this morning then increasing to north 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 this evening and to northeast 20 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 30 Wednesday morning.

Snow or rain beginning early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

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 Open water except consolidated first-year ice 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

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts
of the shores.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 April 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 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

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 987 mb located over southeastern
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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