Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 early Monday morning then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending early this evening. A few showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 May 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 999 mb located over western Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 986 mb located east of

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM ADT 20 May 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will make its way across
Southern Labrador today. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
the low become strong to gale force southwesterlies as it
Passes. Strong northwesterlies are expected in the wake of the

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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