Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late this evening then veering to south 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 early Monday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to flurries or showers near noon Monday and ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Low tonight minus 9. High Monday plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

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 eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 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 8:00 PM AST 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1011 mb located west of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 1006 mb located over Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM AST 25 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach the western marine district
this evening then move slowly eastward to lie over the eastern marine
district Monday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore-eastern
half, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

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