Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early this morning then veering to southwest 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Friday morning and to light Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending near midnight. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 5950W to 4640N
5930W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1000 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 994 mb located near the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday departing low 993 mb located over Labrador.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM ADT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system approaching from New England will cross Maine
to lie north of New Brunswick tonight. Strong south to
southeasterlies ahead of this system will reach gale force over
southern slope waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half, West Scotian Slope-southern half, and
East Scotian Slope-southern half.

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