Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

High today minus 8. Low tonight minus 15. High Sunday minus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2019
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to west 40 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4405N 6055W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4515N 5705W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the
Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday warm front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday warm front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 23 February 2019 A ridge west of the marine district is giving strong cold
northwesterlies today. Late today into this evening a low passing
east of Newfoundland will increase winds to possibly gale force over
easternmost water this evening. These northwesterlies will continue
to give freezing spray over open water for the northeastern section
of the marine district today and tonight but will gradually diminish
on Sunday.

A warm front ahead of a complex low pressure system will approach the
western marine district on Sunday. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will spread into the western marine district after
noon on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher and Browns Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian
Slope, eastern shore -western half, Sable - western half and East
Scotian Slope - western half.

In addition freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: