Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning.

Snow beginning this evening and ending overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to plus 2 Saturday afternoon then falling to minus 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2018
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to east 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the northern 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1042 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1027 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today approaching trough located over the Great
Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:33 AM AST 23 February 2018 A cold northwesterly flow over eastern waters will diminish today as
an area of high pressure crosses the district.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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