Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 overnight with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 Monday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 Monday evening.
Snow beginning near midnight changing to a few showers or flurries Monday afternoon and ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray overnight.
Temperatures minus 12 rising to plus 1 Monday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9
plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast in the western section.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located over the eastern Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM AST 25 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach the western marine district
this evening then move slowly eastward to lie over the eastern marine
district Monday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong northwesterlies in
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian
Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
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