Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 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 3:00 AM AST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1008 mb located over Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located near the Strait of Belle
Isle.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing trough located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:41 AM AST 10 December 2018 A trough of low pressure near the Strait of Belle Isle will move
south to Banquereau Tuesday morning before moving east of forecast
waters. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast near the
trough over eastern waters tonight into Tuesday morning. The cold
northwesterlies will also give freezing spray to much of the northern
marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan-northeastern half, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen northeastern half and Anticosti-eastern half.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-southwestern half, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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