Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to northwest 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind northwest 10 to 15 Monday.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 13 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 1007 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 998 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 17 February 2019 A low pressure system will remain stalled over the Labrador Sea today
and Monday. Strong to gale force northwest winds and falling
temperatures will persist in the wake of this low both days.

Another low is expected to pass south of the region later in the day
Monday with strong to possibly gale force northeasterly winds
spreading across the slope waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northeastern half and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand-Manan, eastern shore-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northeastern
half and Anticosti.

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