Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday.
Flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near minus 2.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 5000N 5845W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice in the southern and
western sections. Strong ice pressure along parts of the Nova Scotia
coast easing tonight.
Warnings (In effect)
Ice pressure warning in effect
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 09:00 AM EST 20 March 2023
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 982 mb located northeast
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from the East Coast of the
U.S. to West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located from the East Coast of
the U.S. to Laurentian Fan.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over Cape Breton Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:44 AM ADT 21 March 2023 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish today as a low
northeast of Newfoundland moves out into the mid Atlantic.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen -
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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