Northumberland Strait - western half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3
tenths first-year ice in the northern section.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching trough located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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