Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to westerly 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 Friday evening.
A few flurries ending near midnight. A few flurries beginning Friday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.
Low tonight minus 12. High Friday minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along
parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along parts of the coasts
easing Friday morning.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 8:00 PM ADT 23 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.
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 985 mb located northeast
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:49 PM ADT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track northeastward
this evening to lie northeast of Newfoundland tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies will diminish tonight as the low pulls away.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore-eastern half,
Sable-eastern half, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all marine 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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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