Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Monday morning and to northeast 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Snow beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM AST 16 December 2018 A trough of low pressure southeast of the marine district will
continue to pull away from the region this morning. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will persist over eastern waters today in the
wake of the trough.

A low pressure system is expected to deepen as it tracks up the U.S.
seaboard tonight to lie south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to
gale force easterly winds are forecast to develop ahead of this
system across much of the district tonight and Monday with strong to
possibly gale force westerlies in its wake over the southern slope
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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