Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then veering to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northeast 10 to 15 early Sunday morning then diminishing to light late Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Sunday afternoon and to southeast 25 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight. Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Low tonight minus 11. High Sunday minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 24 February 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:30 PM AST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM AST 24 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over eastern waters will move away this
afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are occurring in its
wake. A second trough will approach from New England late on Sunday.
This will give strong to gale force southeasterlies over southwestern
waters Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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