Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind southerly 15 knots backing to southeasterly 20 this afternoon then increasing to westerly 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning and to variable 15 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.
Periods of snow tonight and Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray overnight and Friday morning.
Temperatures near minus 2.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
5 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coasts in the western section.
Warnings (In effect)
Freezing spray warning in effect
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2023
Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 30 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Avalon Peninsula.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from Quebec to New Brunswick
then to Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:44 AM ADT 30 March 2023 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district from
west to east today and tonight. Strong northwesterlies in the wake of
the trough will increase to strong to gale force overnight tonight
Or Friday morning. These gales will begin to diminish Friday
afternoon or evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warning are in effect for West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Chaleur-Miscou - western half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur-Miscou.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- 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
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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