Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 February 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 near midnight then backing to west 15 to 20 early Sunday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 14 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Prince Edward Island coast.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:30 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the western Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM AST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure stretching from Newfoundland to Laurentian
Fan will move east of the district later this evening. Falling
temperatures and strong to gale force northwest winds in the wake of
the trough will give way to freezing spray to some waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northern half and Anticosti.

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