Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 26 April 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4545N 6005W to 4555N
5920W to 4745N 6035W to 4800N 6300W to 5000N 6520W to 4955N 6000W to
5020N 5905W to 4955N 5810W to 4830N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5905W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice along parts of the Prince
Edward Island and New Brunswick coasts.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 26 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 8:00 PM ADT 26 April 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 995 mb located over the Gaspe
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low 989 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday approaching low located over the Great

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will continue to track
northeastward to lie over the Labrador coast Friday morning. Strong
south to southeasterlies ahead of this system will become strong
south to southwesterlies in its wake. Over southern slope waters
gales are still possible or occurring before the switch over to

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Scotian Slope-southern half.

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