Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind increasing to westerly 25 to 30 near noon then diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Thursday.
Snow ending this morning. Flurries this afternoon and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 17 Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
first-year ice in the eastern section and along the Prince Edward
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from New
Brunswick to Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:47 AM AST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track eastward across the marine
district today to lie east of Newfoundland this evening. Strong to
storm force southerly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy and
Northumberland Strait - western half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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