Northumberland Strait - eastern half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
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
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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 interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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