Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 December 2014

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this afternoon then veering to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 near noon Monday then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Monday evening.

Snow changing to rain near noon then to chance of showers tonight. A few flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 December 2014
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast and in sheltered bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast and in sheltered bays.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 December 2014

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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 999 mb located over Quebec.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Monday low 996 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southwestern Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:03 AM AST 28 December 2014 A low pressure system will track across the Gulf of St. Lawrence late
this afternoon and this evening. Strong westerly winds south of the
system are forecast to reach gale force over the southern marine
district. Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low. Freezing spray is expected to develop over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence on Monday in the cold northwesterly flow.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan..The northern half of
Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence

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