Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this morning. Wind northwest 25 tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries ending Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast and along the Nova Scotia coast in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast and along the Nova Scotia coast in
the eastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 981 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:28 AM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan at forecast time
will continue to intensify today and tonight before departing over
the North Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
are expected to persist for much of today and Wednesday before
diminishing somewhat over southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a
ridge of high pressure approaches. The northwesterly gales could
approach storm force at times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait
and Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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