Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 20 this evening then veering to southwest 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning this evening. Fog patches forming near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5705W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 994 mb located northeast
of Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located north of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 24 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north tonight.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters on Friday ahead of the trough.

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

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