Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon then veering to southeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow and ice pellets beginning early this evening changing to periods of freezing rain late this evening then to a few showers Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating early this evening. Fog patches reforming early Wednesday morning.

Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 7 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4500N 5755W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the
western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 AM AST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia this morning will slowly
move north to lie over Anticosti by Wednesday afternoon. North of the
trough moderate to strong northeasterlies will develop today giving
freezing spray over open waters over the Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti
marine regions.

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

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