Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 March 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.
A few flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 12 near noon Sunday then rising to minus 7 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:29 AM EDT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4510N 6030W
to 4705N 5905W to 4700N 5715W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
6 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the west coast of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure along
the west coast of Prince Edward Island today and Sunday.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM ADT 17 March 2018
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 11:29 AM EDT 17 March 2018
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 10:00 AM ADT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary low located northeast of
the Marine District.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located south of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:05 AM ADT 17 March 2018 A quasi-stationary low pressure system northeast of the district will
maintain a cold and unstable flow over the region for the next few
days. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will spread across
all waters today. Freezing spray will develop over all except
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, southwestern shore, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen and Chaleur-Miscou.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau-northwestern half, and all gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- 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
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- 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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