Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming southerly 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending near noon. Flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southeasterly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice along the parts of the Prince Edward Island coast and near Cape Breton. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4615N 5900W to 4605N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4735N 5625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice along the
parts of the Prince Edward Island coast and near Cape Breton.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located south of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM ADT 26 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will persist south of the district today and
Wednesday. Moderate northerlies over the slope waters will increase
to strong northeasterlies later today. Over the southern half of
Laurentian Fan, those northeasterlies are now expected to reach gale
force on Wednesday as the trough intensifies somewhat. Elsewhere
across the district generally moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail today and Wednesday with occasional freezing spray expected
over most northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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