Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 12 December 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning then backing to westerly 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Low tonight minus 10. High Thursday minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6215W to 4630N
6145W to 4705N 6400W to 4845N 6355W to 4920N 6450W to 4925N 6645W to
5010N 6520W to 4830N 6205W to 5055N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5010N
5735W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 12 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 12 December 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 956 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 12 December 2018 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will
continue to move northeastward away from the district tonight. Strong
to gale force northerly winds in its wake will begin to diminish
overnight. The cold air in the wake of the low will give freezing
spray to parts of the north and western marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau-southeastern half, Laurentian Fan-western half, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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