Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots early this afternoon then diminishing to light late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 late overnight and to northwest 20 Friday morning.

Periods of snow ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray Friday.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 6 this afternoon then falling to minus 12 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 7:27 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 7:27 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to 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 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice in the eastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1007 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 998 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM AST 21 February 2019 A ridge over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move to lie east of the
marine district this evening. Winds will diminish to light over
eastern waters this afternoon. Meanwhile a low pressure system just
west of Georges Bank this morning will track eastward to lie
southeast of Laurentian Fan overnight tonight. Strong to gale
southerlies ahead of the low will back to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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