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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20 this morning and to north 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 overnight and to north 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Showers or flurries today and tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 3:00 AM ADT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 999 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 994 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 17 April 2024 A deepening low pressure system east of Newfoundland will bring
strong to possibly gale force northerly winds to eastern waters on
Thursday.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 in
the afternoon. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

Friday..Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 in the morning
and to light later in the day. Sea state 1 to 2 metres diminishing to
1 or less.

Saturday..Southerly 10 to 15 increasing to 20 in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.

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