Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwesterly 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind northwest 10 to 15 tonight and Monday.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 16 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice near the Nova Scotia coast in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W 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 near the
Nova Scotia coast in the eastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 1007 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 998 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM AST 17 February 2019 In the wake of a trough of low pressure east of the district and
ahead of an approaching ridge of high pressure, northern waters will
see falling temperatures and strong to gale force northwest winds
today and Monday.

Another low is expected to pass south of the region later in the day
Monday with strong to possibly gale force northeasterly winds
spreading across the slope waters.

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

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

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