Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southeast 15 after midnight then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain or freezing rain ending this morning. Periods of snow and ice pellets beginning early this evening and changing to periods of freezing rain late this evening then to a few showers Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating early this evening. Fog patches reforming Wednesday morning.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 7 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line east-west over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located over Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure descending from Labrador will move to
Lie over Nova Scotia this morning. In its wake moderate to strong
north to northeasterlies will develop giving freezing spray
Over open water to Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti marine regions.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are
In effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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