Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 20 to 25 Friday morning then backing to northwest 20 to 25 Friday evening.

A few showers beginning late this evening changing to flurries overnight and ending Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 4 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4535N 6040W to 4530N
5840W to 4600N 5805W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5915W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line east-west over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 995 mb located near Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM ADT 19 April 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west this
afternoon and move to lie over Banquereau by Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southern half of Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, east Scotian
Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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