Monday, April 23rd 7:00am.. An area of high pressure centered near Cape Cod this morning continues to drift to the east today passing south of NS early tomorrow. Sunshine and light winds will accompany this feature. Clouds will begin to thicken up on Wednesday as a low pressure system approaches from the SW. This system is expected to move up the coast to be located near Gaspe Bay by Thursday night. Cloud, rain and mild temperatures will accompany this system. Partial clearing later Thursday as this system pulls away and high pressure briefly ridges in. Clouds and showers return Friday night into Saturday morning as another low pressure system approaches from the SW. More clouds and showers possible Sunday night into Monday as a upper air disturbance moves through.
Precipitation.. Dry conditions expected today, tomorrow and Wednesday. Rain should begin Wednesday night after midnight tapering to showers Thursday afternoon. Another round of rain Saturday afternoon then again Sunday night into Monday.
Temperatures.. Above normal through Saturday followed by a cool down back to normal on Sunday then below normal to start next week.
Wind.. Light WNW winds today dropping off to calm tonight then SW winds develop tomorrow. Light-brisk southerly winds then continue through Saturday shifting to north on Sunday.
Watches/warnings.. None for PEI at this time..
Today.. Sunny, light WNW winds, highs 11
Tonight.. Clear, calm winds, lows 4
Tuesday.. Sunny, light-brisk SW winds, highs 15
Wednesday.. Sunny start, increasing clouds with rain after midnight, light-brisk SW winds, highs 15
Thursday.. Rain tapering to showers in the afternoon, brisk south winds, highs 15
Friday.. Sun and cloud, light-brisk SW winds, highs 15
Saturday.. Rain, light-brisk south winds, highs 15
Sunday.. Sun and cloud, north winds, highs 10
Monday.. Showers, brisk north winds, highs 5