Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late this evening and to southeast 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday morning then veering to westerly 15 near noon Saturday.

Snow changing to snow or freezing rain near midnight then to snow or rain late overnight. Rain ending near noon Saturday. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the western and southern coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the western and southern coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 February 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west this evening and move across the district on Saturday.
Increasing southeasterly winds ahead of the trough over western
waters and spread eastward tonight. Marginal gales are expected over
extreme southern waters while gale to near storm force
southeasterlies are forecast over northern waters. Winds diminish to
moderate to strong westerlies in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

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