Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 19 February 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Over open water risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast and along the Nova Scotia coast in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure today and continuing Wednesday along the Nova Scotia coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast and along the Nova Scotia coast in
the eastern section. Strong ice pressure today and continuing
Wednesday along the Nova Scotia coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 19 February 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 954 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing low 936 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks at forecast time will
continue to intensify tonight before departing over the North
Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected to persist into Wednesday before diminishing somewhat over
southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches. The northwesterly gales could approach storm force at
times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait and Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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